What To Wear Out To Dinner In LA

Look like a snack while you enjoy your meal….

The restaurant scene in LA is hotter than ever. With a slew of recent buzz-worthy openings—like Mon Ami and Maison Kasai—stacked with the must-be-seen-at staples—like The Nice Guy and BOA—dinner has never been more in style.

And whether you’re dining with a hot date or going out with the girls to pregame, you’ll need a fab ‘fit, no matter which hotspot you hit up. From head-turning dresses to haute accessories, shop our stylish picks below.

Azaria Black & Cream Vintage Mini Dress, House of CB


Everyone woman needs an LBD in her closet and this Azaira dress from House of CB is a flirty feminine number with a vintage flare. The body-hugging, stretch velvet mini style features long sleeves, a corseted bodice, shirred bust, pretty pleated hem and button front. Style with Mary Jane platforms or knee-high boots for cooler nights.

Merrie Shawl Collar Cape-Vest, alice + olivia


Not all superheroes wear capes, but baddies do. This alice + olivia statement piece is the best way to wake up your layering game. A cape complete with a shawl collar and a perfectly draped shape, it’s far more versatile than you might think. Wear alone with pants or throw it over a T-shirt and jeans or a dress.

Maddison Mini Dress, Show Me Your Mumu


The Barbiecore trend is still going strong and this is the “going out dress” every girl needs in her wardrobe. Feel comfy and stylish all at the same time in this vibrant pink sparkly mini featuring long sleeves and an easy mod fit. Keep your accessories in the same shade to really work the iconic doll vibe.

Crystal Slit Jeans, AREA


Elevate your denim game with these classic jeans from AREA featuring crystal cupchain trim slits at the thighs. Beyoncé has them in her closet. ’nuff said.

INES Orange Pointed Toe Leather Boot, iRi


Add a fun and festive pop of color to your fall wardrobe with these pumpkin spice hued high-heel booties.  iRi’s INES boots feature a pointed almond toe, soft leather combo and cool wavy heel. 

Giacini Faux Leather Maxi Skirt, Princess Polly


Give your jeans a break and say hello to your new go-to neutral bottoms. This ultra-chic faux leather skirt from Princess Polly features a mid-rise, twin hip pockets, split back and belt lopped waist. The piece can be styled with literally anything you’d pair with jeans, like a cropped turtleneck similar to the model’s or a simple tube top.

Hot Blue Metallic Trench, Kate Hewko


Metallics are one the hottest trends this season and Kate Hewko’s electric blue trench is a bonafide showstopper. With its gleaming metallic finish that catches the light, you’ll turn heads wherever you go. Invest in this classic piece with a twist and watch it become your go-to for a night on the town. Get ready to shine!

Long Sleeve Turtle Fishtail Gown, Norma Kamali


Rock your curves in this sultry body-con Norma Kamali maxi dress featuring a tartan print, long fishtail shape and fun thumbholes. Slide on some pointed-toe mules and add a pair of statement earrings to complete the look.

Edie Flap Shoulder With Celestial Studs, Rebecca Minkoff


The perfect dinner companion. Rebecca Minkoff’s Edie Flap Shoulder Bag is crafted in suede and finished with silver and gunmetal hardware, This versatile bag, in a deep garnet shade, is designed with a pull-through chain shoulder strap for multiple carrying options, and a back exterior pocket perfect for slipping your phone into.

Manhattan One Shoulder Top, Marcella NYC


Elegance meets edge. Marcella NYC’s asymmetric Manhattan top is as flattering as it is captivating. Defined by a halter neckline that continues to an elegant long sleeve framing an open back, this stretchy top perfect hugs your figure and is sure to turn heads.

Lexi Pear Cocktail Ring, Gorjana


Make a statement at the dinner table with this eye-catching statement ring from Gorjana. Featuring a pear cut crystal at its center, this ring is designed to shine solo or with your go-to ring. Be sure to wear on your dominant hand so your dinner guests can stare at it while you sip your martinis. 

Lulu Jumpsuit, Michael Costello x REVOLVE


One-piece wonder. This killer ‘fit from Michael Costello’s collaboration with REVOLVE boasts crystal embellished velvet fabric, padded shoulders and a sexy deep plunge front. Style with strappy sandals and pull your hair back to let the jumpsuit fully be showcased.

Clark Heels, Betsey Johnson


Create your own modern Cinderella moment with Betsey Johnson’s Clark heels. These silver sling-backs are adorned with a luxurious rhinestones and will add a fun sparkle to any outfit. Try styling with on-trend wide leg pants or black mini-skirt.

Lucky Girl Jacquard Floral Blazer + Cargo Pants Set, Dressed in LALA


For all the comfy-chic girlies, this matching set from Dressed in LALA is the next best thing to wearing pajamas out to dinner. This satin jacquard set, with a loose boyfriend fit, includes a blazer with small shoulder pads and double pointed lapels and cargo pants with a flowy, silky fit and easy elastic waistband. Dress it up with pointed-toe pumps or down with a cool pair of kicks.