5 Expert First Date Fashion Tips for Women

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Jeans

Denim is our friend and the right pair of skinny blues can transform even the basic white T-Shirt into an ultra-chic look.

When it comes to denim, investing is better than scrimping. They fit better and the material is of a much higher quality — knowing your jeans feel like second skin will instantly improve your posture and body language. Brands like rag & bone do some amazing styles and these Justine High Waisted Skinny Jeans are the figure flatterer we’d all welcome into our lives.

Must-have outerwear

The fashion-pack approved jacket of 2014 features a contrasting collar of shearling or faux fur and sits neatly at the waist. Leather always complements such detailing and offers the perfect way to wrap up warm without feeling like you’re drowning in dowdy winter coats.

The Ted Baker Women’s Black Detach Sleeve Faux Fur Leather Jacket, available from Psyche, will work wonders with any dress or our chosen jeans. The great thing about this garment is not only is it a timeless addition to your wardrobe and the perfect first date outerwear, but you can unzip the sleeves come summer and wear it as an urban-inspired gilet. Genius!

Bold dresses

Patterned dresses were big business on the Prada and Burberry runways and they’re set to be a style staple. Your body type will play a role in finding the pattern that suits you, however, another gorgeous addition we found from Psyche is this Michael Kors Women’s Loom Print Poly Stretch Shirt Dress. Team it with black tights and minimalist accessories for a confident aesthetic.

Blanket scarves

There’s something quite romantic about oversized luxurious fabrics draped over the female form and luckily for us, huge blanket scarves are back! This soft-to-the touch Zara jacquard pattern scarf would look beautiful teamed with knits and dresses alike, keeping you warm and stylish during your date no matter the chill.

Check you out

Plaid is big this season and something about the bold check makes the wearer look confident. The laid-back cool of the pattern means it can be worn as much or as little as you want. If your first date calls for casual clothing, you can’t go wrong with a plaid shirt and skinny jeans. Topshop always offer classic basics and this oversized check shirt is no exception.

Skinny Jeans


Picking a first date outfit can feel like a lot of pressure. So eHarmony asked top designer retailer Psyche to help solve your fashion woes, with five simple tips guaranteed to leave you looking and feeling fab.

Smart or casual? Dress or jeans? Heels or flats? Let’s be honest girls, how many times have we repeated these same questions prior to a first date?

It’s natural to be nervous and those pesky jitters can make choosing your outfit seem like the most important thing in the world. But remember, it’s you they’re interested in, not your Whistles blazer.

Looking and feeling confident is rule number one! You should never dress for someone else’s taste and if you do, there’s a hell of a chance you won’t feel yourself. If you’re in the market for something that makes you feel that extra bit sassy, above are our top date-proof fashion picks for 2014/15.

Featured in the gallery:

  • Justine High Waisted Skinny Jeans $187.00
  • Ted Baker Women’s Black Detach Sleeve Faux Fur Leather Jacket £398.99
  • Michael Kors Women’s Multi Colour Loom Print Poly Stretch Shirt Dress £188.99
  • Zara Jacquard Pattern Scarf – £29.99
  • Topshop Oversized Check Shirt – £30

And men, if you’re feeling left out, then don’t forget to check out eHarmony’s top five first date fashion tips for men.


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