25 Fashion Ideas You Can Wear to the Movies

Seeing a movie — it’s the quintessential date idea, a fabulous escape from reality, and a way to admire your celebrity crushes on a giant scale. When your casual date night means a trip to the local cineplex, dressing requires something sexy that’ll feel comfy for two whole hours. We’ve rounded up slacks, sweaters, and other outfits, all perfect for the weekend. Dress casually for the movies. It will make your date at the movies a memorable experience. Choose garments that are dressy but not too formal, such as an outfit you’d wear to the office.

Consider these movie theater outfit ideas.

A polka-dot dress – A girl in a tight polka-dot dress, preferably black with white dots, is both cute and sexy, which is the ultimate combo.

Maxi skirt – When your casual date night means a trip to the local cineplex, dressing requires something sexy that’ll feel comfy for two whole hours. We’ve rounded up slacks, sweaters, and frocks, all perfect for the weekend. The pleats and shorter front lend a date-worthy formalness to this pick. Loose and flowy, it’ll be comfy for sitting in the theater or on a barstool afterward.

Wrap skirt – Cocktail dresses have no place for catching the latest action flick with your guy. Opt for a figure-flattering wrap-dress that’s as comfy as it is sexy.

Denim Tunic – Never feel relaxed in stiff jeans? Get your denim on with this dark tunic, stylish but forgiving for two full hours of sitting. The deep slit in front keeps it saucier than regular shifts.

Distressed jeans are coming back this season, so pull out your pair from high school and work them proudly at the movie theater. Add a flowy jumper on top and sleek boots on the bottom. Keep the makeup simple to let the accessories pop. Add a bright scarf near your face, bold earrings, and a statement bag.

Eye-catching shoes – Crazy high YSL heels, shoes with bright red soles or funky Alexander Wang shoes help me notice a woman instantly.

Something with solid colors for the movie theater – A minimal color palette seems to get my attention more than something that is flashy or peacocking. A black, white, red scheme is more classic and therefore attractive to me.

Acid Wash Pullover – A higher hemline in front makes this sweater sexier than most. Snuggle up in it during the movie and show off the sexy slouch after.

Striped Chunky Cable Cardigan – A movie theater-must like a cardigan should still be stylish. This striped version will add a bit of preppy chic to jeans or sexy LBD alike.

Leggings (and a whole lotta leg) – Tight black jeans or leggings with black high heels: It’s the citified, winterized version of summer’s Daisy Duke shorts look.

Comfy boots and a cozy dress – The Ugg boots and dress combo never fails to get me. Showing a little leg while keeping your feet warm may be poor heat conservation, but it’s still so hot.

An effortless skirt with a blouse is simple to wear at the theater. Flats again? Yes, to be more comfy. It’s a simple outfit to wear to the movies.

Keeping things low-key—like a cinema movie night, dinner at home or Netflix & chill? Reach for a cold-shoulder top that’s sexy and totally girl-next-door casual. Pair it with skinnies (Stylist Tip: try a raw hem for an on-trend edgy feel) & leopard-print flats. Finally, accessorize a high, cold-shoulder neckline with a long necklace to draw the eye up & down your torso.

Sheer Panel Shirt – Avoid anything too tight if you’ll be sitting for awhile at the theater. This loose top has sheer panels that show a peek of skin for an alluring after-date.

Sleeve Dress – Red, the color of passion, makes for a bright statement on any date at the movies. We love light and airy fabric like this for a flirty evening that looks good and feels even better.

Backless blouses – Blouses that have the back exposed? Hands down one of the best inventions ever.

Leather jacket – The best pick for staying warm in a theater and going out after? A fitted leather jacket that adds cred to any ensemble.

Muted Stripes Button Down – Relaxed button-ups are casually chic and perfect for a matinee date. Shop for one with a tie-waist so you can show off your shape (and flash some toned tummy if you dare!).

A jeans shirt and a maxi skirt with a fabulous but simple belt is a perfect outfit for going to the movies. Wear flats to accessorize.

Trousers with tie – Silky slacks that look straight off the runway but feel like pajamas? Yes, please. The style will feel good when relaxing at the movie theater and look sleek when dining out later.

Sweater – Pair this wide-striped sweater with a silky camisole for a seductive date look that’s pretty but warm.

Leggings – Devoted to your jeans? Go to the theater with skinnies that fit like second-skin for a painless, but fashionable, two hours.

If you like to wear high-heels, go for it! But do not combine them with a mini-skirt or a top with a deep cutting. With a casual look you can easily wear high-heels without looking like a disco ball. The perfect combination is some high-heels with some jeans, leggings or a cute dress, which is not too sexy. Wedges are also looking more casual than pumps with a stiletto heel and are a safe choice for a feminine look, but not too attracting. No matter which heels you choose, there is one very important rule: Do not wear any heels on your first date that you have never worn before! There’s nothing worse than painful feet you can’t stop thinking about during your date.

Sweatpant Jeans – If you wish you could wear sweatpants out but have a feeling the boyfriend wouldn’t quite appreciate it, try the next best thing: ultra-soft jeggings in a vivid color.

The cardigan gives the dress a more casual feel, but this look is all about the bold accessories for glamor. To bring out the subtle blue in the dress, I paired this outfit with blue flats, a set of fun bangles and a bold clutch. If you are going on a date, I’d forgo bringing in your own snacks, so stick with a smaller bag for the theater and restaurant.