Aside from the days of Studio 54, one could argue that the era of "the going out top" was the Golden Age of nightlife fashion. From tube tops to low-rise jeans and Paris Hilton-inspired nightclub dresses, the late '90s and early 2000s were filled with fashion that made everyone want to go out, order some Cosmos, and flash your flip phone.
But in the age of Netflix binges and choosing to hang with your iPhone instead of actual human beings, what does one wear when they actually decide to "go out?" While we'll always have love for the OG going out top, these 2019 nighttime outfit ideas are inspiring us to choose hitting the bar or club with friends over another Netflix binge on the couch.
Less Is More
But whether your friends are dragging you to a dive bar or you just really want to be comfortable, there are always those nights when you want to go for a super low-key, casual look. As EmRata proves, a high-waisted pair of jeans and a white crop top are an easy (and effortless) way to look cool without trying.