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37 Red-Hot Star Styles to Inspire Your Valentine's Day

Feb 14 2014 - 10:45am

With Valentine's Day just a few weeks away, it's time to get busy . . . finding an outfit! We are constantly looking to our favorite celebrities for sartorial inspiration, so why should the day of love be any different? Whether you're spending the day brunching with Mom, having a spa date with your gal pals, or hitting the most exclusive restaurant with your significant other, let fashion aces like Selena Gomez [1], Diane Kruger [2], and Olivia Palermo turn up the dial on your sweet-cum-sexy style.

Though Emma Stone [3]'s colorblock Giambattista Valli look is from a few years ago, our hearts skip a beat every time we see this preppy peplum ensemble.

Where to Wear: Date night at the most exclusive restaurant in town.

Hello, gorgeous! Lea Michele [4] partied the night away in a decorated lace dress by Dolce & Gabbana at the Women of Worth event in December 2013.

Where to Wear: Catching your favorite Broadway play.

In January 2014, Diane Kruger [5] made Parisian pink a "thing," styling her striped tee with light pink ankle-crop denim, studded Valentino flats, and a mini white Chanel handbag.

Where to Wear: Game night with girlfriends.

Forget the little red dress; Chrissy Teigen opted for a fiery jumpsuit, featuring a figure-flattering cinched waist and slim-fit pant leg, for the NYC screening of Think Like a Man in April 2012.

Where to Wear: High tea with the girls. Laughs: required. Fancy hotel: optional.

Olivia Palermo tempered a leopard-print miniskirt with a bright pink peacoat while taking in the shows during Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014. In true Olivia fashion, the star finished her look with camouflage pumps and a matching Valentino bag.

Where to Wear: Champagne brunch with Mom. Valentine's Day is about celebrating all loved ones.

Nicole Richie [6] popped in a red strapless ruffled Valentino dress sitting front row at the designer's Fall/Winter 2013 show during Paris Fashion Week.

Where to Wear: A dinner party at the in-laws'.

Selena Gomez [7] posed in a high-wattage DSquared2 fit-and-flare and nude Hervé Léger sky-high, ankle-strap stilettos at the 2012 Teen Choice Awards.

Where to Wear: An innocent night of drinks and dancing.

Jessica Paré was retro perfection working a full L'Wren Scott for Banana Republic ensemble for the collection's launch late last year.

Where to Wear: A steamy evening at the burlesque club.

Kim Kardashian [8] topped her monochrome ensemble with a plush pink Céline coat and strappy nude sandals in November 2013.

Where to Wear: A drive-in movie.

Jenny Packham's floral-embellished crop top and tapered crimson trousers were the perfect duo to show off Julianne Hough's fit frame in August 2013.

Where to Wear: A hot air balloon ride. Finish with a denim jacket to rebuff those high-tail winds.

For the 2013 Teen Choice Awards, Katie Cassidy flexed her feminine muscle in a lacy Zuhair Murad mini accessorized with pointed pumps and a basic clutch.

Where to Wear: Dinner and a movie.

One of our favorite looks from this year's Golden Globe Awards: an electrifying Dior couture dress worn over skinny navy cigarette pants, courtesy of Emma Watson [9].

Where to Wear: An anti-Valentine's party with your favorite ladies and gents.

It was all about a hot-pink leather biker jacket and distressed 7 For All Mankind jeans for Jessica Alba [10] while indulging in some retail therapy with Honor in 2013.

Where to Wear: Trivia night with the besties.

Miranda Kerr [11]'s sheer red dress and espadrille wedges made a flirty combo during an appearance at the Saint Laurent store in Seoul last Summer.

Where to Wear: A couple's cooking class.

Leave it to Carrie Bradshaw Sarah Jessica Parker [12] to absolutely kill it in a sheer-sleeved pastel pink Giles high-low dress and studded Saint Laurent jacket in November 2013. We won't even get into those luxe forest-green pumps and sapphire chain-strap bag — we're already bowing down.

Where to Wear: A stint of karaoke. This outfit was made for the stage.

Zoe Saldana [13] heated up the Audi International Polo event in a graphic Antonio Berardi tea-length trumpet-skirt dress, white-hot pumps, and blackout shades.

Where to Wear: A day at the track. Bet on love, not the horses.

Miranda Kerr [14] arrived at LAX looking impossibly fresh in a pretty pink blazer, dark flared denim, and a white Prada handbag in June 2013.

Where to Wear: A mani-pedi date with your gal pals.

The Vampire Diaries star Nina Dobrev [15] wowed in a Fall 2013 Versus Versace mini with gold T-strap pumps. We love the gold safety-pin detail of Nina's flirty mini — totally '90s-approved!

Where to Wear: An evening of salsa lessons. This mini was made to move.

At the Palm Springs Film Festival, Sandra Bullock [16] managed to look sultry and sweet in a lace Alex Perry creation.

Where to Wear: A night at the ballet.

At the Topshop Unique show during London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014, Ashley Madekwe balanced her bright red trousers with a neutral blouse and coordinating shearling jacket.

Where to Wear: A concert.

Olivia Palermo looked pretty in pink, wearing a frothy Valentino confection for the designer's Haute Couture show in July 2012.

Where to Wear: A lakeside dinner after your couple's massage.

Brightening her black basics with a chunky cardinal-red sweater, Lauren Conrad [17] was the epitome of California cool in October 2013.

Where to Wear: An amusement park.

A fuchsia mini, black pointed pumps, and a studded Saint Laurent clutch was Eva Longoria [18]'s look of choice for a December 2013 date night.

Where to Wear: A comedy show.

Leave it to Diane Kruger [19] to always up the fashion ante. The blond trendsetter worked a bold, modern, and totally cool pairing, a cropped white Carven top and red leather Vanessa Bruno skirt, for a March 2013 book signing in LA.

Where to Wear: A wine tasting.

Lily Aldridge popped in a pink Michael Kors duo, tempered with nude, at the 2013 Couture Council Fashion Visionary Awards in NYC. Ofira white diamond and yellow gold earrings added a fancy finish.

Where to Wear: Straight from the office to dinner with your SO.

Candice Accola doubled up on leather in a colorblock Alexander Wang vest, scarlet pants, and cutout Azzedine Alaïa sandals for the Trevor Project Benefit in LA.

Where to Wear: A couple rounds of bowling. Note: you may want to do a few stretches for optimal leather functionality.

Donning one of her own blossoming creations from her New York & Co. collection, Eva Mendes [20] looked picture-perfect in Fall 2013.

Where to Wear: A moonlight stroll — complete with gelato.

For the NYC premiere of Gravity, Katie Holmes [21] popped in a bright pink pleated minidress by Azzedine Alaïa.

Where to Wear: Sunset ice skating. Don't forget a pair of thick tights.

Reese Witherspoon [22] played up the color of the year, vibrant orchid, with cropped Koral ankle jeans, pointed flats, and a perforated Reed Krakoff tote earlier this year.

Where to Wear: Cheering on your favorite pro sports team.

Rachel Zoe [23]'s bright, voluminous 2014 Golden Globes dress will have heads turning.

Where to Wear: A night of creativity and culture at the hottest art gallery.

Taylor Swift [24] put her mile-long legs on display in a blooming pleated minidress and demure nude pumps last August.

Where to Wear: A picnic at the park.

Anna Kendrick [25]'s ethereal Reem Acra creation was ideal for the 2014 UNICEF ball.

Where to Wear: A glamorous dinner cruise.

We love how Ali Larter [26] roughed up her frilly floral skirt with rugged Rag & Bone ankle boots and a thick jacket in October 2013.

Where to Wear: Out shopping for a sassy Valentine's night ensemble.

Drew Barrymore [27] signed copies of her new book, Find It in Everything, working a heart-print Topshop blouse with cuffed denim.

Where to Wear: A sleepover with your gals. Prank-calling: optional.

Jennifer Lawrence [28] donned head-to-toe Dior, a rainbow-hued lace shirt with asymmetrical trousers, while taking in the Christian Dior show during Paris Haute Couture week in July 2013.

Where to Wear: A sunrise horseback-riding session.

Lily Collins showed her sultry side in a red slip dress adorned with black lace in November 2013.

Where to Wear: A few rounds of sushi and sake with your BFF.

Model Kate Upton covered up in a cherry-red one-shoulder sheath and matching jacket in October 2013.

Where to Wear: From carpool to the boardroom for the mom who does it all.

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