Oh, first dates. They're tough. Everything NEEDS to be perfect -- the guy, the restaurant, the meal, the post-dinner stroll, and of course, the outfit. Duh!
Getting dressed daily is a struggle for me -- so a flawless outfit for a memorable night (and hopefully a second date!) requires A LOT of attention, ya know?
Before a waltz with any potential new beau, I put every blouse, dress, and shoe through the ultimate grueling test: would I wear this on the town on a date with Will Smith? George Clooney? Ryan Gosling? Or what about McDreamy himself, Patrick Dempsey? Would this top absolutely woo for a night of wining and dining perfection?
Yes, I've had a few not so fashionable first impressions, but I've learned from my mistakes. Here are the eight biggest first date style blunders you should never, ever make. I know. I've made them all!
Take a look:
What's your go-to first date outfit?
Image via Guudmorning!/Flickr
This dress is spot-on if you're moonlighting as an on-the-go landing strip for an aircraft, but as a first date get-up, it's not gonna fly.