5 Outfits for ANY Date You Might Have Planned

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The First Date - For the crucial first date, keep things basic and covered up, but with the opportunity to do a little flirting. We like starting with a basic silk camisole and a ... more 
Photo by: R29
The First Date - For the crucial first date, keep things basic and covered up, but with the opportunity to do a little flirting. We like starting with a basic silk camisole and a nighttime blazer, and spicing things up with a mid-thigh skirt.

Clockwise from the top left: Miss Selfridges Aztec Necklace, $18, available at Miss Selfridge; AllSaints Kovach Blazer, $295, available at AllSaints; La Perla Black Silk Cami Top, $120, available at less 
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Wed, Oct 24, 2012 3:30 PM EDT
By Connie Wang, Market Research by Willow Lindley, Refinery29



So you've got plans tonight. And whatever message you want to send ("I'm awesome!" "We're awesome!" "You're actually not that awesome… but let's stay friends?"), we've got the outfit for it.



Much like an interview ensemble, your date-night look should let your personality shine through, but never overwhelm to the point that your patterned, bejeweled collar is shouting louder than your actual voice. With that in mind, we've pinpointed the five most common date-night scenarios and paired 'em with the bodacious, sophisticated outfits that are perfect for each. Now, if only there were a guarantee that your date would follow the same rules....




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