How to Dress for a First Date - Women

How to Dress for a First Date - Women. Confidence is the name of the game here.

Step 1

Ask your date about the event: Will you need park clothes, beachwear, an urban dinner outfit or rock-climbing gear?

Step 2

Aim for middle ground for date one. Neutral colors, classic styles and great accessories are always comfortable, especially if you don't know your destination.

Step 3

Assess your position. Will you convey "career," "artistic," "dynamite" or "easy confidence"?

Step 4

Decide what makes you feel pretty, sexy, confident or comfortable. Do you want to be more sexy than sedate, or do you want to look sophisticated?

Step 5

Choose your colors. That little black dress, silver jewelry and an exotic shawl could be stylish and sophisticated. Pastels, gingham or soft lines suggest softness. Tie-dye can be fun or whimsical.

Step 6

Be yourself. If you're at ease with lower necklines and revealing clothes, go for it if it feels appropriate.

Step 7

Think comfort. Stiletto heels, new styles or a skimpy skirt may make you uncomfortable and distract you from your date.

Step 8

Dress it up or down. Classic separates can be easily paired with one extra-special piece for a boost.

Things You Will Need

  • Women's Casual Tops
  • Women's Causal Pants
  • Women's Closed-toed Shoes
  • Women's Dress Pants
  • Women's Dress Shirts
  • Women's Dress Shoes
  • Women's Dress Sweater
  • Women's Sandals
  • Perfume
  • dresses and skirts

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