Topic: First dates

10 Don’ts For Blind Dates: Advice Based On (Unpleasant) Experience

10 Don'ts For Blind Dates: Advice Based On (Unpleasant) Experience

I have been on a lot of first dates in my life, many of which were with people I had not yet met prior. Whether it was with people I had met through the Internet or through friends, I have experienced several instances of a romantic (or, at least, a semi-romantic) situation that went awry because the person lacked blind date etiquette. Much of this can be avoided with normal dating rules, but when it comes to hanging out with someone you’ve never met in-person, or perhaps never even seen an image of, there are specific frustrations that can arise.

Let me tell you about what happened last week… More »

The Pros & (Very Obnoxious) Cons Of Wearing Red Lipstick On A First Date

The Pros & (Very Obnoxious) Cons Of Wearing Red Lipstick On A First Date

Like thousands upon thousands of other people, I have been wearing Ruby Woo by MAC for several years. I have worn it to parties, to school, to work, to interviews, to sets, to the gym (yes, I am one of those people who wears makeup to the gym, and I know — blah blah what’s the point blah blah).

I love wearing red lipstick out, but I have always been somewhat cautious of doing so when out with somebody. You know, romantically. Red lipstick on a first date feels weird. More »

Party Favors: Regarding The Rhythm Method

Party Favors: Regarding The Rhythm Method

The rhythm method is more than just a punchline? -DoubleX

Decoding first date compliments. -The Hairpin

Maybe don’t do couples Halloween costumes? Ever? -YourTango

There is a use beyond making coffee for coffee filters. -StyleList Home

Susie Bubble on how to be stylish while living out of a suitcase. -Styleite

Cords and Oxfords: fashion lessons from your professor. -Refinery29

The 10 best moments of fashion month. -Fashionista

Everything Beyonce wore in that “Countdown” video. – The Frisky

Mary Janes for Fall. -Betty Confidential

Lady Gaga dressed like a normal person at iheartradio music festival. – College Candy

The Kardashians are in favor of pairing black and brown. -The Budget Babe

Unexpected style evolution: Susan Sarandon. -StyleList

Cities are fighting over Fashion Week schedules. It’s getting ugly. -The High Low

Dry brushing sounds like some kind of crazy miracle. -Birchbox

Scientists will never figure out if wine is good for you. -YouBeauty

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 »