4 Cute Birthday Outfits | Birthday Girl Fashion for the Best Day of the Year

Look your best on your special day with these cute birthday outfits ideas.

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Happy birthday candles in front of balloons.

In honor of August and September being the most popular birthday months of the year, 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?

{RELATED POST: These Are the Best 21st Birthday Outfits, Ever.}

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!

Birthday Outfit #1: Birthday Bombshell

Birthday outfits - cute all black birthday outfit with flared jeans and red shoes

Products: Jeans – Nordstrom, Top – Nordstrom, Shoes – Mango, Ring – Revolve

This birthday outfit is fun yet still captivating, bringing back the boot cut jeans and adding some low red heels.

The hint of gold from the ring adds a little something extra to this otherwise minimal look. This would be a great outfit idea for drinks with friends!

And while you’re wearing this, be sure to treat yourself to a delicious red velvet cupcake (my personal favorite).

Related reading: 13 Birthday Nail Ideas to Celebrate Your Special Day in Style

Birthday Outfit #2: Sleek and Sexy

Birthday look -- little black dress outfit for birthday with black heels and bag

Products: Dress – Revolve, Shoes – Steve Madden, Bag – Nordstrom

Who says you have to go bright and bold for your birthday? If you have a minimal style, this is the birthday outfit for you.

This tight, corset like dress is totally hot and perfect for the girl who wants to look sleek on her birthday — I could see this for dinner and then drinks and dancing. The slight different texture in the bag breaks up the dress and the shoes and makes the look more interesting.

Wear this outfit while eating a delectable brownie chocolate cupcake to kick off your best birthday yet.

Outfit #3: Sweet Like Candy

Birthday outfits ideas - lavender tank, leather skirt, ankle boots, choker

Products: Top – Asos, Skirt – Revolve, Boots – Asos, Bracelets – Club Monaco

This beautiful lilac-colored silk top is a perfect feminine outfit choice if you don’t want to dress up too girly on your birthday.

The leather skirt and black boots keeps the outfit on the edgier side, while the gold bracelets add a dainty touch.

Outfit #4: Pretty in Pink

Products: Jeans – Revolve, Top – Revolve, Heels – Revolve

This last outfit is perfect for birthday girls with a feminine and girly sense of style. This outfit, consisting of a beautiful lace top paired with medium wash jeans, would work for just about any birthday plans you might have. (It would pair well with any of our ideas from our 21st birthday ideas post!)

This look is casual, yet definitely still special.

The glitzy strap on the heel makes the outfit feel more dressed up for a birthday occasion. You need some sparkle on your birthday!

This is the perfect look to make you feel cheery on your birthday, so enjoy it with a pink frosted cupcake.

What do you think of these birthday outfits?

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!

Editor’s note: This post was originally published in 2010; it was completely updated and revamped in 2019 with new photos and information.

41 thoughts on “4 Cute Birthday Outfits | Birthday Girl Fashion for the Best Day of the Year”

  1. 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 😉

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

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

  4. 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! 😉

  5. 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

  6. 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!!!

  7. 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!

  8. 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!


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