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Get your next date night look from the House of Lonali

Date nights are, for the most part, jubilant affairs.

Whether you’re hitting up some of Colombo’s glittering nightclubs, endless eateries, or enjoying a more subdued affair in the city’s renowned boutique hotels, there’s much to do and look forward to.

Before the coy looks and shared desserts, however, comes the nightmare of finding the perfect date night outfit.

As any woman can attest, hitting the right notes of flirty, comfortable, and elegant can be a little challenging; especially if you’re prone to rush to the same old places to source date night outfits.

In this regard, the House of Lonali is not merely in the business of producing sustainable and environmentally-friendly clothing, but also outfits cute enough to wow your date. Take a look below at some of our favourite looks!

1. Flowy floral tube

If you’re in the mood for a floral and breezy look, the floral tube top is a must-have for your next date night.
The end product of an entirely sustainable and ethical production process, this number is the embodiment of feminine charm. Toting asymmetrical edges, the top can be worn as styled or even with long pants. If you favour a more conservative look instead, tucking these into either jeans or a skirt is sure to round off to a clean and demure look.

2. Flower collar top

Toting a silky-smooth design, this high-neck number is another sure-fire way to leave your date/boyfriend/husband stunned for the rest of the evening.
Oozing elegance in every stitch, the ruffles on the collar add exciting detailing to an already conversation-halting floral print. Pair this classy number with pants or a form-fitting skirt and prepare for an evening of elegance, refinery, and cool comfort.

3. Tube top

For a look that ties in elements of feminine charm and streetwear-inspired edge, this look courtesy of House of Lonali is a fire emoji-worthy outfit for a night out on the town.
If you’re all about being comfortable and chic, pair this flirty tube with track shorts and trendy sneakers for a look that belongs on the streets of New York. For fashion-forward divas, this look is one that’ll be admired by everyone – including adorably clueless boyfriends who trip over the word “Givenchy”.
Alternatively, you could even play it safe and pair these with wide-legged jeans or any other combination that takes your fancy!

4. The ‘nautical’ and ‘white stripes’ overalls

These candy-striped overalls are a great option for a slightly more casual date night – depending, of course, on what you pair it with.
For fashion-conscious cuties that can’t make up their mind whether to keep it casual or dress it up, these pieces are endlessly versatile – perfect for glamorous occasions or even a laid-back dinner at your favourite couple’s spot.
Bonus? It’s made with up-cycled material, reducing wastage in Sri Lanka’s textile industry!

5. Floral clutch bag

If you’ve got a healthy appreciation for a more Japanese-inspired aesthetic, this clutch bag from the House of Lonali is a must-have for your next date night.
Given its vibrant print and delicate design, the bag can be styled with classic blue jeans and a white tee for a look that’s effortlessly sophisticated. It’s even perfect for fancier dates, where you want to glam up your look with the right accessories and a simple LBD.

6. The Honza shirt
For a date night that’s a little laid-back or if you’re just looking to slip into something comfortable, House of Lonali’s classic Honza shirt is perfect for a range of occasions.
Depending on how this number is styled, making a statement with your outfit boils down to how you accessorise this blue dream. Whether paired with a tight skirt or ripped jeans, this multi-patterned shirt will have you relaxed, confident, and ready for spontaneous date night adventures!
Shop these looks online, through the brand’s curated Facebook and Instagram pages, or at The Design Collective on Stratford Avenue, Colombo 06.

You can also keep up with House of Lonali’s sustainable collection of clothes, shoes, and accessories through the brand’s website and social media handles below:

Website: www.lonali.com
Instagram: @houseoflonali
Facebook: House of Lonali


By Nikita Gomes