Topic: date

A “Romantic” First Date: Expectations Versus Reality, In GIFs

A "Romantic" First Date: Expectations Versus Reality, In GIFs

Ever look forward to a first date that you just couldn’t stop fantasizing about? You keep thinking about what you will wear and how you’ll do your makeup and where the two of you will go. Of course, things are never exactly how you expect them to be; plans get rushed, mascara gets smudged and sometimes, that cool new bar your friends recommended has already closed due to cockroaches. More »

Sex and the Sixties Girl: A Hole In None

 Sex and the Sixties Girl:  A Hole In None

Date Night at Chelsea Piers looks promising when I walk in and spy two 30-something tall men lumbering toward the entrance, golf bags slung over their shoulders, summer tans poking through their sporty – but not gay-looking – outfits. My friend Nicole, who really knows how to play golf and told me about this event, has left me standing near the entrance next to her golf bag while she uses the bathroom. I’m trying to pretend that I don’t feel desperate and sad to be spending a Friday night at an event that’s advertising my single status to the world. More »

Shopping Guide: First Date Dresses For Every Occassion

 Shopping Guide:  First Date Dresses For Every Occassion

A lot of people can tell you what to wear to the zombie apocalypse. But only we can tell you what to wear to the zombie apocalypse for maximum romance potential.

P.S. Probably not SJP’s dress from this 2008 Vogue spread. But that dress is so perfect if your first date plans include “man groping me atop the Empire State in front of a bunch of tourists who do not speak English, but will be frantically gesturing and pointing” that I just had to include it.

P.P.S. God, I hope those are not your first date plans.

P.P.P.S. Or maybe that’s a great idea! I don’t even know! More »