When love calls, you want to be ready –– in your best outfit, that is. Whether you’re on that first blind date or meeting the parents, here’s the style each scenario calls for.
Trench coat, Lauren Ralph Lauren, $190, Bloomingdale’s. Dress, Nicole Miller Artelier, $180, nicolemiller.com. Earrings, Juliet & Company, $32, julietandcompany.com. Clutch, Vince Camuto, $168, vincecamuto.com. Pumps, Duo, $180, duoboots.com.
There’s nothing like a jaw-dropping dress that commands attention when you walk in a room; whether it’s a super fem fit-and-flare or a bodycon that’ll have both men and women oggling, you definitely want to be more than a fly on the wall.
Keep it no-fuss on the first date. The blazer and jeans with a cami yields casual with a hint of polished, sexy.
Blazer, BCBGMaxAzria, $298, bcbg.com. Bustier, Marciano, $128, marciano.com. Jeans, Levi’s Revel, $98, levi.com. Necklace, The 2 Bandits, $118, the2bandits.com. Booties, Sam Edelman, $225, samedelman.com.
Keep it classy when meeting the family. Conservative heels and a hem-appropriate skirt or dress is a must. Leave the bodycon and platforms at home –– sweet and respectable will win him and the parents over.
You’ve made it past the courting and things are getting serious –– but that doesn’t mean your style has to be. Keep the flame going in a flirty dress. The good times have yet to come.
Dress, Peter Pilotto for Target, $80, select Target stores. Earrings, Kendra Scott, $65, kendrascott.com. Bracelet, Margaret Elizabeth, $275, margaretelizabeth.com. Ring, Sorrelli, $53, sorrelli.com. Belt, Rachel Pally, $97, rachelpally.com. Heels, Topshop, $160, topshop.com.