What to wear on your first date

Oooh, is love in the air?

Even if it is not, bookmark this page for when that cute intelligent man asks you out (what is taking him so long right?).

But girls, it’s time to huddle up and discuss the outfit for your first date. You want to make a good impression but not be over the top. You want to show your personality without being overwhelming because it’s the first date, you ain’t walking down the aisle – yet.

We scoured through Shopbop and we have found it! The perfect ensemble that will have him calling you back the next day. Even if it does not go well (his fault, not yours), remember that a cute outfit you can post up on your Instagram is more important.

Rachel Zoe Pauline Dress

Keep calm and wear this blush pink metallic knit dress. It is rather modest with a little midriff surprise. Classy and definitely not asking for too much, you do not have to eat only a bowl of salad during your date. If it all goes well, you can even head over for desserts and drinks sans the tummy bulge.

Marion Parke Lillian Strappy Sandals

To match your shimmer dress is this rose gold pair of strappy heels. The buckle at the ankle is perfect for slow walks or dancing – you’ve got to be prepared right? Plus, strappy is always sexy. However, you might want to go for a pedicure before you slip into these sandals.

Cult Gaia Ria Barrette Set

Don’t let your hair steal the show. Or get any flyaways land on the dinner table. Yikes! The solution is easy. With this matchy barrette set, you are set to look polished and sweet for your date. Plus, we are pretty sure he’d want to have a good look at you, hence, don’t hide behind your hair.

Sophia Webster Bonnie Imitation Pearl Crossbody Bag

Okay, enough of playing it safe. It is time to inject a little fun and personality with this crossbody bag with floppy ears. Don’t let its look fool you. This calfskin bag has a little mirror at its opening so you can do a quick touch up in the washroom. It is one way to always look fresh during your date. Since it is black with rose gold accents, it is versatile enough to be carried during other occasions as well.

Brinker & Eliza Heart On Your Sleeve Bracelet

You need the right accessories to level-up an outfit. On your first date with a new man, this little charm bracelet is a reminder to you that you might be wearing your heart on your sleeve. It may also serve as a little lucky charm, sparking an iridescent Mother-of-pearl shine is a heart-shaped charm linked with 24k gold plate ball chains – gorgeous and metaphorically fitting for the occasion.

Excited for your date yet? Now that you’ve got the guidelines on how to look your best, go ahead and cart your favourites on Shopbop. Remember, other than a good outfit, it is also important that you light up the romantic date with your smile.

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