Some people say that a first date is up there with your first day on the job and speaking in front of an audience when it comes to stress levels. There is an enormous amount of pressure to make a good impression on whoever you’re about to meet with.
You want to make as good of an impression as possible without seeming like you’re trying too hard. In some cases, you may not have been on a date in years in which case you can feel baffled about what you’ll wear. If you’re feeling a little unsure about what to wear for your upcoming date, look no further than these style tips to help you through,
Dress Up Without Looking Like You’re Trying
While the last thing you want to do is show up in a pair of gym shorts, you don’t want to show up in a tuxedo either. For men, consider wearing a blazer with the sleeves rolled up with a casual pair of jeans. This kind of look says, “I’m not afraid to make an impression, but I’m not desperate, either.”
Women should consider something that makes them feel comfortable yet feminine. A dress and heels may feel too forced; however, if you feel yourself, then go for it!
Let Your Hair Loose
Tight and restrictive hairstyles can leave you feeling, well, tight and restrictive yourself. Hair plays a big role in the physical attraction process. Let your hair loose and bounce around in flirty layers.
Don’t pull your hair back in a tight hard that makes your eyes sting from being yanked so hard. Take it easy and let that hair be breezy!
Don’t Be Afraid of Color
Don’t be afraid to take up space and make a memorable appearance. It also comes in handy for being able to locate each other in a crowded place. Saying “I’m wearing a bright red shirt” makes it simple to spot you in the crowd.
Make Sure You Look Like Your Photos
First of all, if you met online, let’s hope that your photos weren’t overly filtered and deceiving, to begin with. You’re not doing anyone any favors by dishonestly representing yourself.
Make sure that however you look on your date is how you looked in your photos. If you posted pictures of you in gothic makeup and torn up jeans, that’s probably the kind of look you’ll be expected to be seen in. Be consistent with how you represented yourself before the date, and you’ll be fine!