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Birthday Girl Fashion: 4 Outfits for the Best Day of the Year


Birthday Cupcakes
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In honor of my birthday (which was yesterday, February 5), I decided to do a post with birthday outfits to inspire any girl whose birthday is coming up, whether it’s in the next few days or next few months!

My birthday is definitely my favorite day of the year. I can get away with almost anything, my mom buys me red velvet cupcakes, I get to wear the sparkliest, most daring outfit I want, and no one can say anything about it because it’s MY day! I think every girl should have the right to be completely outrageous for at least one day of the year, and what better excuse than your birthday?

With these outfits, there’s no doubt that you’ll be the center of attention all night. Even if it’s not your birthday, these outfits will bring out your inner shine and make you the most confident girl in the room. Even better, each outfit comes with its own matching cupcake – everyone’s favorite birthday treat!

Outfit #1: Birthday Bombshell

Birthday bombshell

Jeans – Dorothy Perkins, Sequin Top – Miss Selfridge, Knuckle Ring – Forever21, Shoes – Peep Toe Shoes, Red Velvet Cupcake – Cupcake Stop

This outfit is sexy and sleek, but the sequins and red heels will make you feel like a total bombshell. It’s a look that’s glitzy and glamorous, yet classy, perfect for the girl who likes a shocking pop of color in an otherwise dark and sexy outfit. And while you’re at it, treat yourself to a delicious red velvet cupcake (my personal favorite).

Outfit #2: Black and Blue

Perfect for a glam birthday

Faux Leather Jacket – Arden B., Cage Heels –, Dress – Cargo Clothing, Mac Nail Polish in Mirth & Mischief – Nordstrom, Bangle – Republic, Molten Choc Cupcake – The Cupcake Bakery

This sparkly dress is totally hot and perfect for the girl who wants to go all out on her birthday. The YSL-style cage heels and faux leather jacket add a touch of trendiness, and the accessories (nail polish and bangle) give an extra dose of glittery glamour. Wear this outfit while eating a delectable molten chocolate cupcake to kick off your best birthday yet.

Outfit #3: Sweet Like Candy

Striped birthday outfit

Nars Blush in Crazed – Nars, Shoes –, Tube Bustier – Pimkie, Striped Skirt – It’s The New Black, Necklace – What’s About Town?, Crave-o-licious Cupcake – Crave Cookies & Cupcakes

This skirt just reminds me of candy, which makes me think of sweetness, which is perfect for a birthday girl, since life is pretty sweet when you’re on top of the world! Paired with this bustier, you have a sexy yet sweet outfit, which is complimented by the necklace, shoes and bright pink (very hot right now) blush. Everyone’s going to want to eat you up in this outfit, but the only thing you should be thinking of eating is this lavender frosted cupcake.

Outfit #4: Barbie Girl Birthday

Barbie birthday girl

Crop Top – Bunny Hug, Bandage Skirt – Jades 24, Ring – Forever21, Boots – Forever21, Pink Frosted Cupcake – The Cupcake Bakery

Not going to lie: I wore a version of this outfit last night and it was one of my favorite outfits I’ve ever worn. Why? First of all, I glowed under the black lights at the party I was at, which was an instant plus. Second, the look included an investment piece I featured (see Fashion Investment Pieces: Bandage Skirt), but in a bright color, for a more fun look. Third, I felt like a Barbie. Sure, I have brown hair and definitely looked more like Teresa in Barbie’s clothes, but still, I was loving it. This is the perfect outfit to make you feel cheery on your birthday, so enjoy it with a pink frosted cupcake.

What do you think?

Would you wear any of these outfits on your birthday, or even on a regular night out? Is your birthday coming up? Let us know in a comment!

Posted on on February 6, 2010 / Filed Under: Fashion Tips / Tags: , , , , , ,

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45 Responses to “Birthday Girl Fashion: 4 Outfits for the Best Day of the Year”

  1. 1
    February 6th, 2010 at 4:06 pm

    Sorry to say I am not really liking any of these outfits. They don’t seem like they would be flattering to many body types.

  2. 2
    February 6th, 2010 at 4:10 pm

    This is such a great and fun post to read, not to mention how cleverly you coordinated outfits with — of all things — cupcakes (my fave!!).

    Oh, as an added note– I think Bizzy should change her/his name to ‘Bitc_y”. Just a thought!! :)

    Happy Birthday!!!! :)

  3. 3
    February 6th, 2010 at 4:16 pm

    i read all of your post and absolutely love them! great job, you have the best style!
    i loveee love love these outfits and i wouldnt normally think theyd be that cute but when i see them theyre adorable and will def be more daring and try them.

    happy belated birthday!!!

  4. 4
    February 6th, 2010 at 4:24 pm

    These outfits aren’t really my style, but I can def seem them working on other people! I would probally wear a slip with a foolproof cardigan and some tights and maybe flats. Sounds wierd, but it totally works!

  5. 5
    February 6th, 2010 at 4:45 pm

    ahhhhh my birthday party was yesterday!! you posted this one day too late :) not to worry, I wore a very fashiontoast inspired outfit so I felt pretty good.

  6. 6
    February 6th, 2010 at 4:51 pm

    i love these outfits. they are perfect. i probably wouldn’t wear them any time other than my b-day. it let’s everyone know that this day in particular is special =]
    go big or go home! hahaha

  7. 7
    February 6th, 2010 at 5:12 pm

    amazing! my favourite was the black and blue! my bday is coming soon so I have to start to think about the perfect outfit!

  8. 8
    February 6th, 2010 at 5:17 pm

    LOVE this post! My birthday is on Valentine’s Day, and I’ve been constantly thinking of what to wear… you’ve given me some great ideas!

    Thanks! And happy belated birthday!

  9. 9
    February 6th, 2010 at 5:27 pm

    I would definately wear all these outfits for my birthday or for any event. Sadly, my birthday is not near at’s all the way in October.

  10. 10
    February 6th, 2010 at 5:35 pm

    awesome picks! i’m in love with that blue sequin dress, i’ve always wanted that blue color dress in sequin and was looking for that madly for the past few months, and i’ve found it here!! my bday’s coming up, i’m so excited thinking that i could wear the dress on my bday! thanks for the post and happy bday to you!

  11. 11
    February 6th, 2010 at 5:39 pm

    perfect timing! my birthday is coming up on March 1st. I think the first outfit was my favourite :)

  12. 12
    February 6th, 2010 at 5:41 pm

    great timing! my birthday is on february 15th and I was actually going to buy a new outfit for my party! thanks for the inspiration, awesome post! ;)

  13. 13
    February 6th, 2010 at 6:05 pm

    All of these outfits are getting me so excited for my birthday! too bad it’s not until december. :(

  14. 14
    February 6th, 2010 at 6:15 pm

    Yay, I love this post, just four days till my birthday! I don’t think my outfit will be simillar to any of those above (I like them a little bit less than I usually like your suggestions), but I’d like to eat all of those cupcakes ;)

  15. 15
    February 6th, 2010 at 6:44 pm

    cupcakes: the world’s best accessory :)

  16. 16
    February 6th, 2010 at 6:53 pm

    Red velvet cupcakes make me wish it was my birthday again :)

  17. 17
    February 6th, 2010 at 6:58 pm

    i like the idea of coordinating the cupcakes around the outfits, cute! it’s not really my style, but i’m sure they would look good on the right types!

  18. 18
    February 6th, 2010 at 7:14 pm

    Love it! I actually recently got a purple Max Azria bandage skirt, which I LOVE, and wore it out last Saturday night with black heels and a black t-shirt, and felt fantastic :D

  19. 19
    February 6th, 2010 at 7:46 pm

    This article was totally adorable and fun. Happy Birthday!!

  20. 20
    February 6th, 2010 at 9:14 pm

    Oh these are published just one day late for my birthday (February 5 as well)! Love these outfits!

    P.S. Happy belated birthday!!

  21. 21
    February 6th, 2010 at 9:59 pm

    I agree with bizzy, I don’t really like any of these outfits.

  22. 22
    February 6th, 2010 at 10:27 pm

    id also second the above post and bizzy’s as well. id add tights from outfit 2-4, since it looks trashy just with the mini skirt itself. or stockings if it is really cold.

    some nice colours otherwise. and along with the cupcakes as well..

  23. 23
    February 6th, 2010 at 11:38 pm

    1st of all, happy belated b-day!
    2nd, this is so perfect. my b-day is in 2 days!
    3rd i especially like the 2nd and 4th outfits!
    thnx Sarah :D

  24. 24
    February 6th, 2010 at 11:39 pm

    oh and happy belated b-day to LC

  25. 25
    February 7th, 2010 at 1:45 am

    happy belated b’day!!!!! hope u had fun!
    hey i think i actually asked fr this post a while back
    im loving the outfits and like the idea of the cup ckaes next to it
    btw they are not trashy(never blame an outfit for looking trashy…..only the way the person wears it can make it look bad)
    i love the ideas….if its ur b’day u should stand out and make a statement

  26. 26
    February 7th, 2010 at 2:11 am

    Oh I love this post! My 21st birthday is in 3 days! Thanks for the awesome ideas Sarah.. :-)

  27. 27
    February 7th, 2010 at 2:39 am

    Happy birthday and congrats on the great blog. Why shouldn’t we have one day where it’s all about us? – I’m loving the hot pink skirt. Who could refuse to bow down at your feet in that – worked back with black, black and black. Taking Wang’s candy pink to new (birthday heights). x

  28. 28
    February 7th, 2010 at 12:39 pm

    Timing is awesome for this article and so are the outfits! My birthday is on the 21st so I have been shopping around. Love this article!

  29. 29
    February 7th, 2010 at 1:10 pm

    Oh my gosh, we have the same birthday!

    This is an interesting article, cupcakes and fashion. :)

  30. 30
    February 7th, 2010 at 2:33 pm

    I have to agree – I wouldn’t wear most of this. Not because they’re bad outfits (they’re all very cute :-) but because it’s not my style. However, the second outfit is really adorable, and I think you did a great job putting it together.

  31. 31
    February 7th, 2010 at 3:04 pm

    adored this post! my b-day is in 10 days!
    it doesn’t surprise me at all that ur an aquarius – we’re the most fashionable sign of the zodiac! ;)
    I really like the Birthday Bombshell outfit!

  32. 32
    February 7th, 2010 at 3:45 pm

    I also consider my birthday the best day every year, before New Year’s Eve and the first day of summer holidays!

    My mum buys me a gorgeous party dress every year (I’m a dress lover) and killer heels just to celebrate my birthday, not like a birthday present. And while all my friends dress a saturday night outfit, I look like a diva, and every one notices that it’s a special day for me :) I simply love my birthday!!

  33. 33
    February 7th, 2010 at 6:28 pm

    Great article, my b-day is coming soon, and I think I’m going for something sort-of-like outfit 3: I’m the kind of girl who likes looking fun, sweet and sexy in her birthday. I also like wearing something unexpected: my style is usually sexy but sleek, tight and dark clothing. So, this year, I’m wearing a dress borrowed from younger sister: mini, strapless, brightly coloured, flowery, and ruffled. My boyfriend is gonna hate it, but all my friends are gonna love it!

    So I have a doubt about my dress: it’s short and strapless, so although it’s young playful, it’s sort of very revealing. Will it look too slutty if I pair it with high (not super high, 2.5 inches more or less)? Should I stick to flats? My legs are long and lean, so I don’t need the visual effect, but I’m small (5’3) and I could use the height.

  34. 34
    February 8th, 2010 at 12:47 am

    Very cute!!! My b-day is coming up next week and i love the theme/idea you have going on here. I’ll be planning a cute outfit for myself and will def take some inspiration from what you’ve got on here!

  35. 35
    February 8th, 2010 at 2:33 am

    Love them..You gave me such great ideas for my bday

  36. 36
    February 8th, 2010 at 11:22 am

    I REALLY love the last two outfits!!
    I’m desperate to find a pink bandage skirt here in the UK!!
    I love the little cakes on each outfit- although now I really want some cake!!
    Hope you had a fabulous birthday!!


  37. 37
    February 10th, 2010 at 3:53 pm

    Happy birthday! – dont mind it being late I just saw it :)

    Outfit ideas are great I loved the last one with the fab pink skirt and ofcourse Im in love with those cute muffins you put on each photo especially the red velvet cup cakeeeee ! great article:)

  38. 38
    February 10th, 2010 at 4:00 pm

    my 21st birthday is in 10 days! I just can’t figure out what to wear all of these are really cute but they just aren’t MY birthday outfit. I need some serious help!

  39. 39
    February 11th, 2010 at 9:31 pm

    I’m really digging the first 2 outfits the bottom ones are A-Ok, but i really favor the 1st one for the fact that my 18th bday is coming up and thats almost like an outfit im lookn for, sumtn simple but with a pop of color or bold/dramatic earrings to have people ooohh and ahhh lol. if you have any more ideas close to mine i would love to hear about it.

  40. 40
    March 11th, 2010 at 9:21 pm

    its my boyfriends birthday and i dont know what to wear!
    were going to dinner with friends then to a party at his house.
    i want to people to be like damn hes a lucky guy.
    hes only 2 inches taller than me so id rather not wear heels.
    help please please please, i love your taste!

  41. 41
    March 23rd, 2010 at 6:58 pm

    I really like the first outfit, but I’m not as big of a fan of the other ones. The boots in number 4 seem a little weird with the rest of the outfit, since the boots seem like more of a winter boot, while the rest of the outfit seems pretty springy. I think you did a great job though, these outfits all have at least parts of them that I really like!

  42. 42
    July 26th, 2010 at 10:21 am

    Great post.

  43. 43
    July 31st, 2010 at 1:25 pm

    Totally rocking the first outfit for my twentieth birthday next week!!! Love this. Keep it coming!

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