Going from the office to a date night out with your guy? Don't make these fashion and beauty mistakes when you take your look from work to date.
DON'T break a leg. Remember that time you hobbled around in pain on a first date, wincing with every step and your date found it adorable and disarming? No? Listen, we love our high heels as much as the next girl, but a date is no time to take new shoes on a road test, so save yourself the trouble of lugging around a change of heels in your purse all day. He can't tell the difference between your unbearable four-inch heels and the three-inch heels you can actually walk in, so stick to a pair you've worn comfortably before.
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DO stay chic and comfortable with some insoles. Dr. Scholl's isn't just for Grandma! We swear by their high heel insoles and heel liners in our favorite pairs—you're guaranteed to have a skip in your step when you meet up with your date, even if you've been on your feet all day.
DON'T overdo the makeup. It's desk-to-date, not desk-to-stage, so don't feel like you need to cancel your conference call to spend an hour in the bathroom layering on makeup. 4 Green Date Night Beauty Products
DO go for smoky, sexy eyes and leave the rest of your face almost-bare. Dior's DiorShow is a miracle in a mascara wand. Can't afford to splurge? One of our favorite drugstore finds is Maybelline New York Full 'N Soft Waterproof Mascara.
DON'T forget the sex appeal. There is a happy medium between wearing a lifeless pantsuit on a date and lugging a total change of outfit to work with you and spending your lunch break steaming your new silk dress (what, just us?). Small outfit tweaks, like changing from a ho-hum blouse into a sexy camisole to wear underneath a blazer, can make all the difference. Male Take: Why Men Love Breasts
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DO accessorize. Try perfume—a spray of a signature scent can take you from corporate to date-night sexy in no time. And add jewelry to your outfit, like a large statement necklace or eye-catching earrings that are too much for the office.
Readers, what's your favorite date night accessory?