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What We Would Wear: On a First Date

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Ahh, the feeling of a first date. There's really nothing like it. The nervous butterflies, the constant smiling, the random giggling, the doodling of your names together—the list goes on and on!

It's all just so magical until suddenly, it hits you: it's time to pick out a date night outfit. The pressure is on and there are so many variables to factor in! Where are you going? Is it fancy? What time of day? Do I wear a dress? Do I really have to wear pants? Does this make me look slutty? Stop. Breathe. We're here to help.  

There are a few outfits that are universally sophisticated, sexy and also completely appropriate no matter where your new beau is taking you. We're diving into our closets to help you create your own go-to date night ensemble that is sure to land you a second date! 

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Date Night, What We Should Wear Nicole Contreras, E!

"When I'm out on a first date I like to keep the top classic and then switch it up with the bottoms. This crème collared blouse is loose-fitting, only slightly transparent and completely comfortable. I like to pair it with leather black shorts and strappy black stilettos. I keep the accessories relatively light with just my necessary Michael Kors clutch, Victoria's Secret lip gloss and my favorite ear cuff. The cuff gets hidden behind my hair, so I love when the sparkle hits in just the right light!" - Jenna 

Date Night, What We Should Wear Nicole Contreras, E!

"I typically wear some form of black on a first date; it's easy and flattering. I don't like to suffer in uncomfortable stilettos but I also like something dressier than flats, so these fun, leopard-printed booties from Kate Spade are perfect. I always make sure to have a compact mirror on hand and a pink lipstick (Tory Burch in "Saucy" is my favorite right now.) I don't wear a ton of statement jewelry so I usually accessorize with a simple gold necklace or bracelet. " - Emily

HOW TO WEAR: Plated detailing

Date Night, What We Should Wear Nicole Contreras, E!

"I've been accused of "never wearing pants", which isn't exactly true, but I do love a skirt and top combo—which is probably why I'm going with a simple black and white theme with pops of red. For makeup, I'd keep it classic and do a step down from a statement lip. Just a swipe of Jouer's bright, sheer red lip gloss, an extra coat of mascara (L'Oreal's Voluminous Butterfly) and a light misting of my new fave Jasmine scent from Aerin." - Cinya

Date Night, What We Should Wear Nicole Contreras, E!

"For a fun night out, I'd pick a sexy silk camisole in a bold feminine color like this one by Rory Beca and pair it with dark skinny jeans by Love Premium Denim. These sleek and super stretchy jeans magically give you an immediate boost of confidence, thanks to their flattering design which flattens the tummy and boosts the derrière. Every girl's dream! For accessories, I'd stick with understated pieces like my patent nude pumps by L.K. Bennett, a sparkly statement necklace by Ann Taylor and a two-tone snakeskin clutch for an edgy touch." - Jennifer

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