The Modern Rules For… Dressing for a First Date

Whether it’s dressing for a casual brunch or glamorous after-dinner drinks, these are the hottest ways to dress up for a first date right now.

HOW TO DRESS FOR BRUNCH

Why don’t you… Take the subtle route with a dress that is sleekly feminine yet shows off a touch of whimsy? The pleated section of this dress makes for a beautiful visual contrast to the well-tailored front.

Why don’t you… Jazz up your ladylike outfit with a splash of statement jewellery? After all, a little dazzle never hurt anyone!

Why don’t you… KISS: Keep it super simple? Just accessorise with a sleek clutch and you’re good to go.

SHOP THE LOOK: Dress, Adeam; Bag, M2malletier; Boots, Laurence Dacade; Chokers (set of five), Dannijo; Cuff, Eddie Borgo

HOW TO DRESS FOR A COFFEE DATE

Why don’t you… Make monochrome effortlessly modern? But add a boxy red bag for  brilliant juxtaposition.

Why don’t you… Choose unexpected details in your outfit? All the better to have an extra talking point to break the ice!

Why don’t you… Ditch the excessive accessories? Comfort is key for a date, after all!

SHOP THE LOOK: Jacket, Attico; Top, Maggie Marilyn; Pants, Monse; Tote, Junya Watanabe; Sneakers, Gucci; Chokers (set of five), Dannijo

HOW TO DRESS FOR AFTER-DINNER DRINKS

Why don’t you… Party like it’s the ‘80s? Let the good times roll in this microfloral mini that will take you from the bar to the dancefloor.

Why don’t you… Draw attention to your décolletage? A sculptural choker will do just that!

Why don’t you… Let the world know who you truly are? Shout it out with a statement clutch that doubles up as your calling card.

SHOP THE LOOK: Dress, Attico; Clutch, Charlotte Olympia; Sandals, Marco De Vincenzo; Choker, Uribe; Earrings, Jennifer Fisher; Ring, Marni

Videography: Lucas Milone @ Anue Studios
Director: Elvina Farkas @ Anue Studios
Producer: Pakkee Tan
Styling: Evon Chng, assisted by James Grey
Makeup: Melissa Yeo/Fac3inc
Hair: Ark Lin/Air Salon
Model: Helga H/Mannequin
Music: Mambo Italiano Remixed

This was created by Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore for Net-A-Porter

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