Date nights are a good time 鈥 well, unless your date pops up on @TinderNightmares. And first dates always have us a-flutter. Whether you鈥檙e planning the perfect picnic or you swiped right for a casual cocktail, we鈥檙e here to help take getting dressed out of the equation, so you can focus on what鈥檚 most important 鈥 the conversation and connection!


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1. Forever 21聽Triangle Print Dress聽($15): We like this a-latte for a coffee house date. It鈥檚 casual yet eye-catching without being too overdone. Pair with cute sandals and a cross-body bag, and get ready to vibe to some coffee house grooves.


2. Stem聽Racerback Midi Dress ($58): Sometimes, simpler is better. Go for simple, clean lines like this racerback midi dress. You can accessorize it with a scarf or necklace, a block-heeled sandal and your killer personality, of course.



3. ASOS Knitted Dress ($63): This knit number is just covered enough for the blast of the AC, yet still shows off some curve. Go super sporty with a pair of kicks, or try something more unexpected, like a wedge or pointy-toed heel for a little sartorial surprise.


4. & Other Stories聽Short Sleeved Shirt Dress ($100): Your date will find it hard to keep their eyes off you, even after the lights go down, in this shirt dress. Poppy red is a head turner and flattering for those with blue-ish or yellow-ish skin undertones. Put a funky belt around the waist for a little more charm.


5. ASOS Curve 鈥70s Bell Sleeve Dress ($45): Ward off any chills with this long-sleeved number. Dress it up with heels and a clutch, or take it casual with sandals and a simple necklace.



6. Ruche聽Distant Travels Tunic Dress ($53): You鈥檙e an adventurous laid-back kind of gal, so why not show it off in this breezy little globally inspired tunic dress. Accessorize it with your best vintage or second-hand pieces.


7. Topshop聽Palm Leaf Slip Dress ($60): This funky mid-century print will help get you in the mood to scour through market stalls on the hunt for the perfect home accessory. For chillier temps, try adding a white or light wash denim jacket with neutral booties.


8. Mamie Ruth聽Carnival Dress ($104): Something about this dress makes us want to twirl through an open-air market. Throw on a pair of sandals or even your favorite slip ons or sneakers and get ready to walk 鈥 and twirl 鈥 your way through secret treasures.



9. & Other Stories聽Mediterranean Print Dress ($60): The breeze is blowing, the birds are chirping and you are looking extremely stylish yet casual in this tank dress.


10. Joe Fresh聽Floral Shift Dress聽($29): The print says 鈥淚鈥檓 sweet,鈥 but the silhouette says 鈥淚鈥檓 a modern girl.鈥 Add a little edge to this outfit with a fringed bag and cool mules.


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11. Alice + Olivia聽Fierra Dress ($198): Mellow yellow this is not. Turn heads in this cami dress that plays off one of the hottest colors of spring. Whether you go with a neutral heel or a colorful one, your date will be wowed by your gutsy fashion choices.


12. Enzo Costa聽Double Tank Dress ($215): Sporty Spice, here! And that鈥檚 a good thing. You鈥檝e got curves and have worked hard for them, so why not show them off in this tank dress?


13. Motel Rocks聽Catalina Dress ($65): The loveliest trend to emerge from spring/summer style? The off-the-shoulder dress, done here in a retro print fit for a bohemian 鈥80s hybrid that totally works.


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14. Ted Baker聽Barbee Toucan Dress ($275): This dress makes us want to dive deep into summer. Channel a tropical goddess with this fiery orange printed number.


15. Nasty Gal聽I鈥檓 Yours Dress ($88): An LBD for the modern girl, this scalloped mini says you鈥檙e fashion-forward, feminine, a little edgy and fun, all in one. Who knew clothes could say that much?!

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16. Nasty Gal聽Tiger Mist Cut Out Dress ($118): You鈥檒l get compliments for days with this bold-printed number. To ensure it鈥檚 not too tight, make sure to do a sit-test. If you can鈥檛 breathe when you sit down, go one size larger.

What鈥檚 your go-to date night dress? Tell us in the comments!