How to Look GREAT on a Date 2024 & Make Him Obsessed With You

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I’m delighted to reveal my tips today on how to dazzle on a date, from selecting the ideal ensemble to creating a seamless, radiant makeup look.

You know me; on this blog, we’re all about becoming the hottest, most elegant, and most luxurious version of ourselves. So, whether it’s a first date or the 500th, it’s essential to rock that vibe.

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How to Look GREAT on a Date & Make Him Obsessed With You

Picking the Perfect Outfit

I can’t emphasize enough how important it is to start with the right outfit.

I’ve had my fair share of makeup meltdowns because I couldn’t find the perfect ensemble. Through trial and error, I’ve learned that outfit selection is a game-changer. So, let’s eliminate the stress and choose a perfect outfit that sets the tone for the night.

Outfit 1: The Standout Red Dress

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Red is THE color when it comes to turning men’s heads – and believe me, they just can’t help but fall in love with you. Not only is it the same as the red nail theory, but red always looks irresistibly hot and elegant.

It’s bold and perfect for making a statement on a date. Is it risky for a first date? Perhaps, but it’s definitely a fun and unforgettable vibe for a night out.

And remember honey, if we’re going on a date, it should be unforgettable and turn the man’s head. So there’s no such thing as “too much”. 😉

Outfit 2: Cool and Classy Combo

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Next up, a stunning white halter top paired with basic jeans.

This outfit balances casual and classy, making it ideal for various dates. Jeans and heels are my go-to for a dinner date; it’s a classic combo that never fails.

Above all, heels give your legs a lifted effect. Not only will your outfit look irresistible – but your legs will too…

Outfit 3: Timeless Little Black Dress

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As a wise man once said: “One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a Little Black Dress.”

Karl Lagerfeld

Black is always a classy “yes”. It’s modest yet exudes a sexy vibe—perfect for any date night, especially for dinner.

Outfit 4: Off-the-Shoulder Elegance

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I love the off-shoulder vibe because it’s so elegant but sexy simultaneously – and turns every man’s head.

Off-shoulder is always a timeless, classic eye-catcher, whether as a top or a dress.

Makeup Magic: Achieving the Date Night Glow

Now that we’ve nailed the outfit, it’s time to move on to the makeup.

1. Creating a Flawless Base

I always start with a high-quality foundation and splurge a bit on my more expensive products.

Confidence is key on a date, and using products that make me feel cute is non-negotiable.

The trick here is that we don’t want to look too put on, so a heavy full face of makeup is too much in most cases – unless you’re meeting at the club (not a good idea ;)).

Wear a light foundation, e.g., the flawless filter from Charlotte Tilbury* or the cheaper alternative, Halo Glow from Elf* for a healthy, fresh and glowy look.

I have both at home and am very happy with both – but I have to say that I hardly notice a difference, so I can only recommend the cheaper one from Elf.

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The Lips

My favorite makeup part, especially when it comes to dating, is always the lips. After all, they decide a lot… 😉

Here I like to opt for a berry red, a sweet pink or a strong red – depending on the vibe and my mood.

My insider tip:

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My Favorite Everyday Blush
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It depends a bit on whether you prefer to look sexy or rather sweet. For me, it’s usually the latter. That’s why I swear by a rosy blush on dates, which I apply liberally to my car.

If you prefer to create a more dramatic, sexy look, then wear darker eye makeup and use good contouring. I use a lot of bronzer here so that it works well with the blush.


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Elisa Steffes
Elisa Steffes

Elisa Steffes reviews designer fashion brands and elegant pieces for a living. She also loves Old Money Brands and is passionate about writing about topics related to this classic style.
She has close to 3 years of experience in SEO and has taken the Streetstylis Pinterest account to one of the most popular magazines on Pinterest and Instagram.
When she's not working, you'll find her doing Pilates, dancing or hanging out with her friends in Malta.

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