Us girls are complex creatures, and we know saying each one of us falls into just one of these categories of single girls on Valentine’s day is a huge generalisation. Whether you relate to one of the categories completely, or you’re a whole load of ‘Sweetheart’ with a touch of ‘The Realist’, or you’re sick of hanging on boys every last word and want to get your ‘vamp’ on, here is our style guide for whoever you are, or whoever you want to be this Galentines!
You’re the hopeless romantic of the group, (You just can’t find the romance to be hopeless in at the minute). You’ve just about watched, no, studied, the entire collection of Rom-Coms Netflix has to offer and are just waiting to bump into your very own Ryan Gosling at the carnival (never mind the fact that you can’t remember the last time you went to a carnival). Serial dating, boy-mad, whatever you want to call it, you see it as multiple investments in your future rather than countless failed attempts at love. For you, your ‘Galentines’ night out is a chance to get dolled up and go man-hunting, after all; love is in the air!
Boots: Metallic Paris Texas glossy crocodile-effect boots
Bag: Fendi Women’s Metallic Silver Leather Crystal Logo Detail Baguette
Dress: Topshop Blush Pink Ruched Mini Slip Dress (£29)
Perfume: Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau de Toilette (£45.57)
Lipgloss: Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer in Diamond Milk (£17)
Keyring: Fendi Pink Pom Pom Fur Charm (£450)
You genuinely love yourself more than you could ever love any man, and there is nothing wrong with that, but it doesn’t mean a girl doesn’t want attention! You are somewhere in-between the sweetheart and the realist; you’re open to the idea of someone sweeping you off your feet, but it’s going to have to be someone pretty damn spectacular to tie you down. Your ‘Galentines’ night out will consist of you probably having a mindless little flirt here and there and then strutting your stuff around the dance floor- you’re ‘feelin’ yourself’ every other day of the year, so why should Valentine’s day change that?!
Trousers: I.AM.GIA Ophelia Pant (£58)
Corset: RUVE ITKA corset (45€)
Shoes: Simmi London Samia square toe mules in black patent (£22.50)
Lipstick: Christian Louboutin Beauty Velvet Matte Lip Colour – Rouge Louboutin (£70)
Body Shimmer: Tom Ford Soleil Blanc Shimmering Body Oil (£72)
Bag: Prada Re-Edition 2000 nylon mini-bag (£495)
You would find solitary confinement with no internet connection more interesting than boys. You simply haven’t got the time or the energy to be wasting on dating. You are the voice of reason in the group. You’ve been the level-headed fountain of knowledge through all your girl’s heartbreaks and boy-related dilemmas- and that’s the way it’s going to stay for the foreseeable future. For you, your ‘Galentines’ night out is just like any other night out with your girls where you drink, dance and probably end up in the loos consoling someone you don’t know on their boy troubles, preaching about the joys of being single! Boys? Bye!
Boots: Fenty Corset Boots 105 in Coco White (£820)
Bag: Charles and Keith White Croc-Effect Turn Lock Bag (£39)
Boiler Suit: Misguided grey faux leather popper jumpsuit (£50)
Phone Case: Coconut Lane ‘not your hun.’ Phone Case (£14)
Hair Slides: HBX ‘Thank you Next’ crystal barette (£84.56)
Words by Shir Ariya
Graphics by Séverine Denis-Lessard
Cover by Katie Janes
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