11 Items Every Single Gal Needs in Her Closet
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Ready to Mingle1 of 11
By Nicole Mann Novick
Being single on Valentine's Day doesn't mean you have to sit at home alone in your sweatpants with a pint of Ben & Jerry's. Hit the town with your girlfriends in one of these chic styles that will boost your confidence, up your fashion game and get you noticed—in a good way.
Lady in Red2 of 11
Wise words from fashion designer Bill Blass: "When in doubt, wear red." The bold hue exudes confidence and is sure to turn heads. Romantic roses and a cinched waist keep this look sexy and sweet.
SHOP NOW: Alice + Olivia dress, $396
Funny Girl3 of 11
Who needs to play games? Wear your heart on your sleeve and let guys know you're back on the market with this playful, conversation-starting T-shirt.
SHOP NOW: Zoe Karssen T-shirt, $75
Slumber Party4 of 11
Be prepared: You never know when you'll want to undress to impress. This lacey playsuit is sexy and unexpected.
SHOP NOW: Eberjey playsuit, $83
Ride On5 of 11
Leather panels give these slim-fitting staples a sexy equestrian edge. Pair them with a classic white button-down for an attention-getting but still sophisticated look.
SHOP NOW: J.Crew Pants, $168
Get Shorty6 of 11
Who wants to blend in at the singles' table? Get a leg up on your competition with a feather miniskirt that's both flirty and fierce.
SHOP NOW: Milly skirt, $350
Hot Topic7 of 11
A cropped bustier gives your upper-half—and your ego—an extra boost. Wear yours under a sleek blazer to avoid overexposure.
SHOP NOW: Topshop corset, $60
Pump it Up8 of 11
Put your best foot forward in feminine pumps with a heel that's slim but still sturdy.
SHOP NOW: Steve Madden shoes, $150
Hang in There9 of 11
Who needs a guy to buy you jewelry? Bold shoulder-dusters add instant style—and draw his attention to the lovely curves of your neck and collarbone.
SHOP NOW: Oscar de la Renta earrings, $195
Word Play10 of 11
Break the ice with a cheeky accessory: This romantic book clutch stashes evening essentials and doubles as a conversation piece.
SHOP NOW: Kate Spade book clutch, $325
Eye Candy11 of 11
Dating can be trying. Keep a positive perspective with these rose-colored lenses.
SHOP NOW: Tory Burch sunglasses, $149