It’s your first date and you want to make it perfect. Your outfit is a crucial element to pay attention to when planning your night. Sometimes, people take their outfits too seriously and go a little over the top with their clothing choices. But that doesn’t have to be the case! Dress too formally, and you might accidentally overdo it. First impressions are really important! Your outfit you should reflect who you are: calm, cool and collected. Here’s a few options for the first date outfit for men, from formal to casual.
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By formal, we don’t mean a total three-piece suit with a neck tie. Remember, you don’t want to look like you just punched out at the office. You should wear an outfit you feel comfortable in. For formalwear, wear a jacket that is the same color as your pants. That’s our go-to classic two-piece. With your shirt, you can go with any color, although we suggest white. Buttoning up the shirt completely will make you look more stylish. For the shoes, leather boots would go perfectly.
Even if you’re going in the more casual route for your first date, you can still dress to impress. A simple v-neck shirt can be a great choice. T-shirts, full sleeves or sleeveless, are also excellent for first dates. Wear your favorite watch to pull the whole outfit together.
For cooler weather, you can wear a matching sweater with a well-pressed collar. For pants, you can confidently go with boot cut jeans or gray chinos. Leather boots or boat shoes are the right choice for this outfit.
Dress for the Day.
If you’re planning a weekend daytime date, a formal suit is probably not a good idea. Throw on a jean jacket or bomber with a casual pair of shoes. For underneath, a round-neck or collared shirt will look the best. Your whole look will be comfortable and fitting for the outdoors, if you end up taking a stroll after.
Dress for the Bar.
With a good-looking sweater, you can’t go wrong here. If you’re into graphics on your clothing, go for it! Otherwise, a plain one works too. Wear a loose t-shirt (we prefer black) underneath, in case it gets hot. Accompany the whole outfit with some stylish jeans and boats shoes or well-kept sneakers.
You can go out to a movie and fun restaurant in this killer getup. Stylish sweatpants can actually work for a first date. Wear your best sneakers with this outfit. A simple sweatshirt and a baseball cap tie together the whole outfit. Break out your best sunglasses because this outfit is the one to wear them with.
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