8 Dinner Outfits That Are Perfect For Evenings With Friends

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If you are heading out to dinner but feel as though you have nothing in your wardrobe, you are in the right place as we have a guide on what to wear to dinner with friends with 8 gorgeous outfits to take inspiration from!

Putting together an outfit for dinner out can sometimes be a challenge – it can be difficult to get the right aesthetic to match where you are eating, or you’ve just had a busy day and don’t want to have to think about styling an outfit.

That’s where we come in – we have created this guide on what to wear to dinner out with friends to help you put together a stunning outfit. There are 8 different outfits in this article to suit any dinner out and restaurant, plus summer and fall-winter looks so no matter what time of year it is, there is an outfit here to take inspiration from.

Let’s get started and find the perfect chic and sophisticated outfit to wear for your dinner out with friends.

What To Wear To Dinner With Friends

1. Neutral Tones

Sticking to neutral tones always guarantees an effortlessly stylish and refined look. This neutral look combines a white top with beige wide-leg pants, then a white jacket is layered over the top. Complete with neutral accessories, such as a peachy beige shoulder bag and luxe gold jewelry for a glam finish.

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Ivory Reformation Dale Cropped Jacket
Reformation

Dale Cropped Jacket

$298 at Reformation

Beige Favorite Daughter The Favorite Pant
Favorite Daughter

The Favorite Pant

$218 at Revolve

Beige Chanel Caviar Quilted Medium Boy Flap
Chanel

Caviar Quilted Medium Boy Flap

$3,785 at Fashionphile

2. Classic + Minimalist

Elevate your classic jeans look with heels and a stunning mini handbag. Style your favorite straight-leg or wide-leg jeans with an oversized white button-up shirt, with a couple of buttons undone at the top and bottom, to make your jeans dinner out-appropriate! Add black heels, ideally with sparkly embellishments, and a small top-handle bag to finish this gorgeous outfit.

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White Reformation Andy Oversized Shirt
Reformation

Andy Oversized Shirt

$128 at Reformation

Light blue Agolde Pinch Waist High Rise Kick
Agolde

Pinch Waist High Rise Kick

$188 at Revolve

Black Jimmy Choo Bing Patent Jeweled Mules
Jimmy Choo

Bing Patent Jeweled Mules

$1,095 at Neiman Marcus

3. Satin Skirts

Satin skirts are one of our go-to pieces for a dinner-out look – they can be styled in so many different ways and suit multiple seasons. This green satin skirt has been paired with a simple white tank top to create the perfect smart yet comfortable outfit for the summer months, just perfect if you are with your friends on vacation! The top handle bag and striking gold earrings are the best finishing touches.

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White Good American Fitted Rib Scoop Neck Tank
Good American

Fitted Rib Scoop Neck Tank

$35 at Nordstrom

Green Camila Coelho Gysele Midi Skirt
Camila Coelho

Gysele Midi Skirt

$148 at Revolve

Cream Hermes Epsom Kelly Sellier 25
Hermes

Mini Kelly Sellier

Secondhand at Fashionphile

4. Grey + Burgundy

Add a pop of color to your all-grey outfit with some burgundy accessories. This grey cable knit sweater and grey wide-leg pants combination are ideal for dinner out during the fall and winter months, while the glossy burgundy heels and burgundy bag bring a much-needed touch of color to this chic outfit – ideal for post-work dinner with friends.

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Grey Edikted Minka Cable Stitch Crewneck Sweater
Edikted

Minka Cable Stitch Crewneck Sweater

$54.40 at Nordstrom

Dark grey Reformation Mason Pant
Reformation

Mason Pant

$178 at Reformation

Burgundy Saint Laurent Hermione Leather Kitten Slingback Pumps
Saint Laurent

Hermione Leather Kitten Slingback Pumps

$1,090 at Neiman Marcus

5. Champagne Gold

If you are looking for something a little more glam, then this chic outfit is perfect for you. The black crop top with striking floral details is eye-catching and is balanced out perfectly by the white satin maxi skirt to create a glamorous and luxurious look. Add gold jewelry and a sleek black shoulder bag to finish off the outfit.

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Black and silver Bardot Ambiance Bustier Top
Bardot

Ambiance Bustier Top

$139 at Revolve

White Ronny Kobo Bartlet Skirt
Ronny Kobo

Bartlet Skirt

$428 at Revolve

Black Mansur Gavriel Mini Candy Leather Hobo Bag
Mansur Gavriel

Mini Candy Leather Hobo Bag

$445 at Nordstrom

6. Oversized Blazers

This oversized blazer outfit is perfect for dinner out with friends and is super easy to recreate at home. Start off with a white t-shirt and a black mini skirt, then layer an oversized blazer over the top, creating a contrast between the mini skirt and the longer length of the blazer. Style this outfit with a pair of black boots and a mini top handle bag.

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Grey Steve Madden Imaan Blazer
Steve Madden

Imaan Blazer

$99 at Revolve

Black Lulus Exemplary Style Black High-Rise Mini Bodycon Skirt
Lulus

Exemplary Style Black High-Rise Mini Bodycon Skirt

$38 at Lulus

Black Schutz Raffaela Pointed Toe Bootie
Schutz

Raffaela Pointed Toe Bootie

$238 at Nordstrom

7. Midi Skirts

Midi skirts are a wardrobe staple and we love how this classic black midi skirt has been styled within this sophisticated and elegant outfit. The black midi skirt has been paired with a white off-the-shoulder top, bringing a chic vintage touch to the outfit, then cinched at the waist with a black belt to create an incredible silhouette. Keep to monochrome accessories to finish off the outfit.

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White ASTR the Label Mavey Bodysuit
ASTR the Label

Mavey Bodysuit

$74 at Revolve

Black Reformation Layla Linen Skirt
Reformation

Layla Linen Skirt

$158 at Reformation

White Aldo Gavedessi Pointed Toe Slingback Pump
Aldo

Gavedessi Pointed Toe Slingback Pump

$90 at Nordstrom

8. Blazer + Jeans

This blazer and jeans look is ideal if you are heading somewhere a little more casual for your dinner out with friends. Start with a white t-shirt and light-wash blue straight-leg jeans, then layer a black blazer over the top and accessorize with sneakers and a sleek black handbag – so simple and so stunning!

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Black Grey Ven Prescott Blazer
Grey Ven

Prescott Blazer

$495 $273 at Revolve

Blue Agolde 90's Crop Jeans
Agolde

90’s Crop

$218 at Revolve

Black Bottega Veneta Mini Jodie Leather Hobo
Bottega Veneta

Mini Jodie Leather Hobo

$2,650 at Nordstrom

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