To make sure your first date is a success, you must feel comfortable about what has and what will happen. The impression you make when you first walk into the room will set the tone for the entire evening. Since the first thing a person notices is looks, there is no better place to start than with the perfect outfit.
In order to make a good first impression, there are several things to consider when dressing up for a date. Some of these tips could make or break your attempt to make a good first impression.
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First of all, dress appropriately for whatever you are going to be doing. If you are going to be outside prepare for the weather. If it's going to rain don't wear a white shirt without a jacket or umbrella! Even if your date will be mostly indoors, take appropriate items for the weather going to and from. If your date wants to take a romantic stroll and it’s cold outside, you want to be prepared and have a coat on hand. No one wants to have their date be under dressed and shivering all night because they left their coat at home on a cold night. That would leave your date wondering why you didn’t think ahead and bring a coat or worse you complaining about how cold you are, thereby giving a poor first date impression.
Portray Your Personality
Keep in mind how you want to portray yourself. If you want to appear a certain way, whether traditional, romantic, sexy or old-fashioned, you should dress for the date that way. If you don’t wear something to accurately portray your personality and desires, there is a chance that you aren’t going to come off the way you want to. Since it's likely you’ve never met before or only met briefly, this will be the first chance for you to get to know eachother. Make sure you accurately represent who you are in your clothing choices so he sees the real you.
Keep It Appropriate
Most importantly dress appropriately for the date. If you are going to a swanky restaurant, make sure that you dress accordingly. Ask your date what kind of restaurant you’ll be going to. The same goes for anything else you are planning on doing on your date. This is the first time they are going to see you, so make it count. You want to give the best first impression possible and show off the best version of yourself everytime you see each other.
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