Valentine’s Day Fashion: River Island

River Island also has some very striking pieces in their current collection. Veer away from they typical Hallmark colours and try something more vibrant. River Island offer a variety of hues from red and pink to orange and lilac. Sexy cut out dress, plenty of peplum, zips and studs and lace feature among the vast variety of clothes for interesting Valentine’s outfits.

There are many lovely dresses to choose from. Firstly the Cap Sleeve Cocoon Dress, a cute and figure-hugging cocoon dress that features cap sleeves, a rounded low back and back zip. It’s cinched in at the waist, and the cocoon shaped skirt gives for a playful attitude. The orange hue is vibrant and perfect to team with black or cream accessories. Available in Orange only.
Available to buy in limited stores at €65/£55.

For a seductive number, choose River Island’s Cut Out Skater Dress – the sexy cut out dress that never fails. This updated skater dress features cut out panels at the top, with its hems creating a figure pleasing shape and finishing with soft pleats on the skirt. Its orangey-red hue is perfect to differ from the typical colours this year Valentine’s Day. Available in Red (orangey-red) only.
Available to buy at €40/£35.

The V-neck Peplum Dress is a pretty pastel coloured peplum dress, and it’s simple but chic. This lilac dress can be easily worn with statement accessories and shoes, try the Studded Court Pointed Pumps below. This dress is also part of the ‘RI Limited Edition’ selection and is only available in Lilac.
Available to buy at €30/£25.

A statement dress that’s ready to impress is the Embellished Cowl Neck Dress. Crystal and bead embellishment on the shoulders, a cowl neck scoop and gathered cinched in waistline. Wear this coral number on Valentine’s Day with cream or white accessories like pearls and chic heels. Available in Coral or Grey (off-white).
Available to buy at €40/£35.

Another stunner is the Lace Print Shirt Dress, an ultra feminine frock, in coral pink. The lace print is almost better than actual lace, as it won’t catch on everything and fray. It gives off a super sweet vintage vibe with the shirt features. Wear it with a black or vibrant coloured blazer to make yourself stand out, with matching accessories. Available in Pink only.
Available to buy at €30/£25.

The Bow Back Mini Ruffle Dress in Cream is a simple yet not so simple number. It features a double peplum ruffle detail, it’s sleeveless and has a squared neck. Its soft pattern adds a feminine touch, and the back is finished with a large bow at the top of the zip. Team it with bold and bright accessories and a jacket or blazer. Try the Contrast Trim Biker Jacket below.
Available to buy at €70/£60.

One of their tops I recommend are the Scuba Zip Bralet. A crop top with cut outs and a revealing back zip, it can be easily worn with your favourite wax coated or leather jeans, or simply your best skinny black jeans. Statement jewellery and high heels are a must for the perfect sexy outfit. It’s available in Red or Black, and part of the ‘RI Loves’ selection.
Available to buy €30/£25.

How about a bold and bright biker jacket? Snatch the Contrast Trim Biker Jacket in Coral Orange finished with black trims and zips. Playful and right on-trend for this spring. It can be worn over pastel and neutral shades, with contrasting black accessories. But be quick, they’re selling out fast.
Available to buy in limited stores only at €70/£60.

And if you prefer to pretty in a pastel, pick up the Coral Light Biker Jacket in Peach. It’s very much a spring jacket, and features black exposed zip fastenings, long sleeves and shoulder tabs. Team it with any dark and contrasting outfits, including skirts, dresses or jeans ensembles. And it’ll last you after Valentine’s Day too, of course!
Available to buy online and in store at €70/£60.

And to team with your favourite blouses, denim shirts or simple tees try the Print Button Through Skirt. It’s a very feminine number, and perfect for you ladies who don’t want to overdo the dressing up. Choose from floral, paisley or ornate floral prints in three different colour palettes. Wear this pretty skirt with contrasting jewellery and shoes. All skirts come with a skinny belt. It’s also part of the ‘RI Limited Edition’ selection, and is available in Pink/Floral, Coral/Paisley or Black/Ornate.
All skirts are available at €25/£22.

For some nice shoes, the Black Studded Toe Booties are fierce ankle boots with studded toes, perfect for a sexy and edgy outfit. Made of leather. Shoes are on sale for limited time. 13cm/5” heel height.
Shoes are available online and in limited stores €83/£70.

Cream Studded Pointed Courts is taking inspiration from Christian Louboutin no doubt, River Island offer ultra-chic pointed-toe stiletto. With cream leather and studs all around, team your ‘almost Loubis’ with simple dresses or top-and-jeans attires for a perfect Valentine’s finish. Made of leather. 11cm/4” heel height.
Available to buy in store.

Lastly the Neon Strap High Heel Sandals are statement heels that don’t get any brighter. Choose from two very neon colours in either low or high heel, finished with gold/silver buckles and strappy crossovers. Wear with neutral or complimentary colours to spruce up your night. Made of leather. Available in Yellow or Pink. 10cm-13.5cm/4-5” heel height respectively.
Shoes are available online and in limited stores €83/£70.

River Island is available nationwide and on their Official Website.

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