Frustrated, confused and ready to pull her hair out, Janet went through the pile of red blouses, red dresses, and red skirts she’d piled on her bed. In some style magazine she had seen the gleaming piece of insight that red was the best color to wear on a date. With that little bit of knowledge, she literally ran with the idea.
The only problem was, she didn’t really like red, didn’t know what shade worked best for her, and was terrified of looking bad at the end.
Does this sound like you?
Do you struggle to often find the right thing to wear for a first date?
Well the stories are true. Red is a fabulous color to wear on a first date! But if you don’t know what you’re doing, this can totally backfire on you. You’ll end up looking like an out of place ‘Stop’ sign rather than the dazzling diva you are. Follow these expert style tips on how to successfully wear read on a date.
Pick a shade that compliments your personality: Red is one of the three primary colors. No matter what shade (red+black) or tone (red + white) you choose to wear red in, it will make a statement. True red is a color that’s for the woman with dynamic boldness in her own person as well as in her sexuality. There have also been professional studies done at the University of South Brittany in France stating that red sends the signal to men that you’re looking for sex.
Wear true red with caution ladies. Here are some other options of wearing red, and what they mean:
- Maroon: a dark bluish red, it denotes controlled and more thoughtful action. It is slightly softer than burgundy and not as dramatic as true red.
- Burgundy: a dark purplish red, it is more sophisticated and serious and less energetic than true red. It indicates controlled power, determined ambition and dignified action and is often favored by the wealthy.
- Crimson: has a little blue in it. It indicates a determination to succeed but without upsetting anyone else. It emits sensuality rather than sexuality.
- Scarlet: has a little orange mixed with it, giving it a richness and brightness. It indicates enthusiasm and a love of life. It is a little less intense and more fun-loving than true red, tempered with a degree of defiance.
Choose a shade that fits the mood: The color you wear should also be appropriate for the occasion. For instance, wearing c bold cherry red to a tragic play may be a little overkill. Before you spend hours looking for the right shade of red to wear, be sure you know the color you pick will be appropriate for your date.
Wear the shade you’re comfortable in: This is the most important one of all…you should only wear shades of red (of any color actually!) which you feel comfortable and confident in. If you pick a color that’s too bold or bright for your personal comfort level, you’ll be agitated and nervous throughout your whole date! Take my advice, only wear shades you’re totally comfortable wearing.
That’s all you have to do, now go to your closet and get fabulous for your first date!
Now tell me, how do you feel about red? Comment below!
Tired of going on terrible first date? Then get our guide with great dating advice for women where you can learn to have success in love, from the very first date!