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Going from Day to Date Night with the Right Shoes & Accessories

Going from Day to Date Night with the Right Shoes & Accessories

Let’s face it: none of us want to dress one way during the day, just to go back home & change before going out. Especially not on weekends, when we’re scrounging to get all the things we need to get done before Monday rolls around again! That's why day to night outfits are essential!

Day to Night Outfit Idea with Fab Shoes & Accessories

I love weekend wear that’s comfy & stylish enough that I can coffee date, shop & meet up with my special someone or friends for dinner & drinks. In collaboration with Dixie Outlet Mall, I’m listing off some essential fashionable items that blur the line between daywear & date/night-on-the-town outfit wear.

Day to Night Outfit Idea Zebra Purse Aldo
Day to Night Outfit Rocker Tee Chic

Day to Night Outfit – Key Pieces


I could have chosen a stylish flat for this outfit, but I’m really feeling chunky high heels lately. If you saw my other Dixie outfit post about putting together a girls night out outfit, you'd know 😉  And not just for the fashionable look of the heel. A block heel is just so much more comfortable to walk in vs. a stiletto. It also lowers the likelihood of tripping & spraining your ankle!

I love heels made of suede because the material is usually softer than leather & molds better to the foot. So this Aldo sandal was the perfect contender! I scored these at their Dixie Outlet for an extra 30% off the sale price. The bright poppy reddish orange hue is bright & fun, contrasting well to the dark outfit. If you’re not big on high heels during the day, you can always slip a pair of light flats into your purse, just in case 😉

Rocker Tee

I’ve always loved a good rocker tee as they tend to be a stylish & very fashionable alternative to plain ‘ol t-shirts. Not to mention they’re as comfy as pjs & can be worn under a blazer for an easy day to night outfit piece.

I found this subtly printed ACDC dark grey tee at the Bluenotes at Dixie on sale for $8. And it was difficult to choose only 1 top as they had a couple dozen styles with different band prints such as Blondie, Led Zeppelin & more. This one I picked up has a good stretch too it, hugging & draping in all the right places! Perfect tee to wear for Spring all the way into Fall!

Pretty, yet Practical Purse

One thing’s for certain: if you’re looking for a day-to-night outfit, your purse choice is key! For me, that means being able fit enough items inside to take me into the evening. I found this not-too-big-not-too-small purse for 30% off the original price at the Aldo Outlet. The caramel base colour of the purse makes it subtle enough for the day, while the rhinestone sparkle & zebra print make it funky enough for an evening out. 


Not feeling faux sunnies for the evening? No worries! An easy accessory to add to your look (that’ll take up minimal space in your purse during the day) is a pair of dangly earrings. Tassel earrings are all the rage & I scored these pretty beaded ones from Suzy Shier during their buy-one-get-one-half-off jewelry sale at Dixie.

Sunglass Framed Eyewear

Sunglasses are such an important accessories as of late, so why not rock some shade-less frames that you can wear into the evening? I’m not usually one to like wearing faux eyewear (especially since I reluctantly wore real glasses for over 30 years!), but these ones from Aldo were hard to resist. Even more so that I could pick up 2 for $25!

Of course, you can do a lot with your hair (like a funky topknot) & makeup (red lippy & smoky eyes) to transform your day look into a more sultry evening one!

What are your go-to items that take your look from day to night?

xo Cristina

***Thank you Dixie Outlet Mall for sponsoring this post about styling a day to night outfit! All opinions expressed are my own**

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Tuesday 20th of June 2017

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Friday 16th of June 2017

Oooooooh I love these blood orange heels! They look comfy too :) The distressed denim is just great and you know I love the tee too!!!


Saturday 17th of June 2017

Thanks so much lovely! I've had these jeans for a while now and sort of forgot them in the closet! Happy I got to wear them with these fab heels before the hot summer temperatures arrived. xo Cristina


Tuesday 13th of June 2017

Do you know the style name of those shoes? I can't find them anywhere online and I feel like I need them in my life! ?


Tuesday 13th of June 2017

Hi Kamilja!

The style is called "Minulio" and they come in red, camel and black. Currently on super sale! Hope you love them as much as I do! xo Cristina


Monday 12th of June 2017

I don't know if it's the Big Lenses or the AC/DC shirt, but either way this outfit spells "Don't you wish you had this much cool?"

Yeah, I suppose I do. :)


Tuesday 13th of June 2017

Hahaha you crack me up! And yes, I thought I was pretty cool when I was wearing this lol ;) xo Cristina


Monday 12th of June 2017

These are all such great ideas and I LOVE the way this whole look came together. The tee was a total steal!

Jackie at Something About That


Tuesday 13th of June 2017

Thanks so much Jackie! I has so much fun putting it together! xo Cristina