What To Wear On A First Date

What To Wear On A First Date

Figuring out what to wear on a first date can be tricky. Whether it’s a blind date or with someone you know, trying to decide what to wear can be a challenge. You might end up going through everything in your closet without much luck. First dates are a nerve-racking experience. Will you get along? Is there an attraction there? Where will the night end up? 

The early days of a relationship are when we tend to put the most effort into our appearance. Your first date outfit is what helps your potential partner form their first impression of you. We’re sharing five tips on what to wear for your first date to give you a confidence boost and grab your date’s attention.

  1. Feminine dresses are the ultimate first date look

Nothing screams ‘first date’ more than feminine dresses. These are the styles that hug your curves, accentuate your figure, and capture the romance of the evening. Whether you’re a fan of pastel shades or like to keep it neutral, feminine dresses are more about their shape and silhouette than their print.

The Boutique Ella dress collection feature dresses that are the perfect place to look for a feminine dress. The beauty of these dresses is that they’ll work for any first date. If you’re going out for coffee, a trip to the cinema, or grabbing dinner, these versatile dresses will work for any date.

  • Go with comfort and style

First dates can be awkward. Even if you know your date, it can be awkward going on a first date with someone. You’re trying to navigate a whole new potential relationship with each other. While some of us choose to get all dressed up, this can make you feel even more uncomfortable.

You want to choose an outfit that is comfortable without compromising on style. If you can’t walk in your stilettoes, swap them out for kitten heels. No one wants to be uncomfortable on a first date.

  • Choose your favourite outfit

We all have an outfit that puts a smile on our face. It might be a dress that you save for special occasions or a sparkly clutch that you love to style with a pleated skirt and silk blouse. Wearing your favourite outfit can give you a confidence boost and start your first date on the right foot. 

  • When in doubt, wear an LBD

You can never go wrong with a little black dress. It’s a timeless outfit that is universally flattering and works for any first date. Everyone has a little black dress in their closet, and it makes the perfect investment piece that you’ll wear long after your first date. It’s easy to style with accessories and dress up or down, depending on where you’re going. 

  • Add layers to your outfit

You never know where your date might end up. You could be dancing the night away in a club or head out on an evening stroll before getting an uber home. Make sure to add a layer to your outfit to make your first date outfit even more versatile.

And don’t forget to check out our Ladies party Dresses!

Size Guidelines

Our size charts are to be used as a guide only. To ensure the perfect fit, we would recommend taking your measurements beforehand.

S 6-8 4-6 34-36 33-35IN 25-27.5IN 35-38.5IN
M 10 6-8 38 36-38IN 28-30.5IN 38-41.5IN
L 12 8-10 40 38-40IN 30-32.5IN 41-44.5IN

Ella wears a size M in all pieces and is 5ft4” / 165cm. She wears heels in the photos, so her overall height in all imagery is 5ft8” / 175cm

All pieces run true to size, and fabrics have some stretch to them. However, , if between sizes, we would recommend taking a size up.

For further sizing help, feel free to contact us at admin@boutiqueella.com or drop us a DM on Instagram at @shopboutiqueella

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