What to Wear on a First Date (VIDEO): First Date Outfits Guys Love

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How to select the perfect casual date outfit? Discover how to select the perfect outfit your guy will love. Whether it’s day or night, here is the guide on what to wear on a first date, and be inspired by my outfit ideas!

Hey gorgeous! First dates can be really fun and yet unnerving to prepare for. Especially if you’re excited about your date. You want it all to go well and you want it to end with the promise of a second date. And that’s what calls for a special outfit.

What to Wear on a First Date?

Just like an interview, at a first date, the conversation begins before you even open your mouth. Your style and body language send messages about you to your date, whether you like it or not. And that’s not a bad thing either, after all, you, too, are reading his subconscious signals. Your date may find out whether you made an effort, what kind of a person you are and even whether they want to take this any further just by seeing your outfit.

That’s a lot of pressure on a simple date outfit, isn’t it? But that’s why I’m here to help, just like any best friend should! 😉 So let’s start with the basics. Here’s how to select what to wear. Your casual date outfit needs to:

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Check out this full photo-shoot here: Casual Date Outfit Ideas & My Sexy Date Night Inspiration for Summer

1. Be comfortable

A first date can go very far, if successful. You only have a shot at a real, meaningful relationship if you can spend quality time with them. If you really hit it off, you may want to have a longer date than you had first planned. So sometimes, coffee extends into an ice-cream, too. And you can’t send the subconscious message saying, “Look how comfy I feel with you,” in an itchy or over-tight dress. So if you’re wondering what to wear on a first date, choose a breathable fabric, the right fit and something that doesn’t make you fidgety.

Also check out: First Date Conversation Tips To Avoid Awkward Silence

2. Let you be yourself

Do you feel most like yourself in a pair of shorts, a skirt, a dress or jeans? Whatever it is, wear that. A little experimentation never hurts, but don’t try to be someone you’re not. If you’re true to yourself, your date will reciprocate and it’ll help him (or her) feel like they can be themselves in front of you, too. And that’s the foundation of a strong relationship.

So wear what makes you feel the most comfy – not something too complicated or too showy!


3. Show that you made an effort

You wanna be comfy, feel like yourself and yet look like you put some thought into your first date outfit. So if you feel comfiest in drab clothes, a pair of pajamas and uncombed hair, that’s still not a good date night outfit. If you look presentable, it’ll show your date that you cared enough to plan your look, and it’ll make him feel special. It’ll also encourage him to dress up on the next date, make nice plans, and in the long run, these habits keep the romance alive!

4. Look effortless

Totally contradictory to my previous point and this is where it gets tricky! How can you show that you made an effort and yet look effortless? Well, the trick is to find the right balance. Your casual date outfit should look like you put some thought into it, but it should not seem like you overdressed for the occasion. You don’t want to seem like you got dressed for a gala when it’s just a coffee or dinner date. Seeming over-eager can also be off-putting and making the wrong impression on a first date is not a good idea.

Choose a comfortable yet cute date night dress and keep your venue in mind. For example, if it’s a casual dinner, a skirt and a mini-dress are classic outfits. For a coffee or movie date, jeans with a cute top or sexy jacket are simple outfits to try. If you ask me what to wear on a first date, the answer doesn’t end with just clothing recommendations. Keep your makeup light to go with the casual date outfit. And simple accessories go a long way.

5. Keep your body type in mind

Needless to say, whatever you wear should accentuate your best parts and hide problem areas. I’ve already written much in detail about this, so check out How to Find Your Body Type and How to Dress for It. Dressing for your body shape will make you feel confident and will let you look your best, chicest self!

So I hope my advice on what to wear on a first date was helpful to you. What are you gonna wear to your first date? Lemme know below!

Muaah 🙂

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Feeling Beautiful: Romantic Spring Morning – The Short-Film

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The Film

Discover the new short-film ‘Feeling Beautiful: Romantic Spring Morning‘ in collab with Piamony Photography.

Inspiration and Story

It is a feel-good music video about #feelingbeautiful, romantic and awesome!

“This film is about a girl who believes in happiness and love, who believes that the secret to looking beautiful is feeling good and having fun!”

It is about the girl who spends her weekend doing all the things she loves! It is my first music video for this blog, and it was created with the intent to showcase fashion, beauty and lifestyle, but not in the way of a makeup tutorial or a preachy lecture, but something that’s light-hearted  and fun.


Production and Concept by Shilpa’s Lifestyle Blog & Piamony Photography
Directed by Neena Majumdar
Editing, Hair and Makeup by Shilpa Ahuja
Music by Pink Martini “Sympathique”


Stills and Behind the Scenes









I’m wearing:

Night Suit: Victoria’s Secret
Pink Top: United Colors of Benetton
Black Crochet Skirt: Forever 21
Handbag: Forever New
Long Necklace, Bracelet and Earrings: Isis
Small Pendant Necklace: Diva


Liquid eye-liner: Intensite Eclat by Dior
Mascara: Clinique High Impact Mascara
Concealer : M.A.C. Pro Longwear NW35
Blush: L’Oreal True Match
Face Powder: Diorskin Forever Compact
Eye Shadow: Diamond Glow 02 Wide Pink Maybelline New York, Knight Divine and All that Glitters M.A.C.
Lip Balm: Baby Lips Maybelline New York
Body Butter: Body Shop
Lip Pencil: Dior Crayon Contour Lip Liner Pencil
Lipstick: Dior Addict Fluid Stick 373
Lip Gloss: Dior Addict 043

So what did you think of the short-film? Let us know! 🙂