Thigh boots are a total no no when you're getting dressed for a date.Josie May, a love and dating coach, points out to me that these sexy stompers "may look good when you go out dancing with your girlfriends."Never wear something that is uncomfortable and doesn't fit," Pollack tells me."For instance, that tight skirt that keeps riding up and you keep needing to pull it down.Hint: The most flattering item to wear on a date is a top or dress in your favorite lipstick color, guaranteed to bring out the sexiest, most romantic side of Don't dress for a date like someone a friend wouldn't recognize.In other words, don't present yourself as someone you aren't.
April Davis, Dating Expert, and CEO of LUMA Luxury Matchmaking, says to nix fragrance, which might seem counterintuitive, since aromas can be sexy, alluring, and allow your date to remember you. "Sure, your favorite scent makes you feel like a bombshell," Davis tells me. We're all sensitive to smell and if you chose the wrong scent, you might be risking it all!Professional matchmaker Susan Trombetti draws the line at athletic attire."Don't ever show up in a date wearing a sports bra," she tells me. I don't care if you are meeting for happy hour drinks at the bar next to the gym and you have a great bod." "One should not wear slogan tees to avoid embodying the slogan for the duration of the date," says Dawnn Karen, MA, Ed Mc of the Fashion Psychology field, a discipline that focuses on the hidden synergy between fashion and psychology and the study and treatment of color, beauty, style, image and shape and its affect on human behavior while addressing cultural sensitivities and norms. While Vanity Capital's Kaitlin Kapur is "not a fan of telling people what they can or cannot wear because style is such a fun way for an individual to express themselves," there's one thing that's totally unacceptable for a date: stains on clothes.Kapur tells me, "One thing you should always avoid is clothing that is dirty and or wrinkled." Don't yank clothes out of your hamper.