Elevate Your Date Night Game: Men's Style Tips

Dress to impress, not to stress

When it comes to date night dressing finding the right balance between smart and casual is key. Whether you’re heading on a dinner date to the coolest spot in town, opting for a casual picnic day date or going with the old failsafe classic cinema date we’ve got you covered (quite literally) with our comprehensive guide to date dressing! 

Blazer and chinos for the win

A sophisticated and versatile outfit for a date is a combination of a blazer and chinos. It's a classic look that you can never go wrong with. Choose a well-fitted blazer in a traditional colour such as navy or tan and pair it with tailored chinos. Style it with a simple, crisp white dress shirt and accessorise with a stylish watch or leather shoes to add a touch of finesse to your ensemble.

If you’re looking to make a lasting impression then a double-breasted blazer is a great option. This modern style is perfect for the fashion conscious man and looks great worn with a t-shirt and clean white trainers. Additionally, it will show your companion you’re a stylish forward thinking man. 

Shoes speak louder than words

One of the most common dating faux pas we see grace the dating do’s and don’ts list is bad shoes. When it comes to impressing your date one of the first things your suitor will look at is your shoes. It's a well-known fact that bad shoes can derail a good date so when putting together your date night look it’s important to not overlook your choice of footwear.

Our range of genuine leather shoes starts from £79.99 and come in a variety of colours and styles meaning you’re sure to find the perfect pair of shoes for your look. 

Top tip! Invest in a smart pair of leather loafers or brogues these can elevate your outfit and show that you've made an effort. Choosing to invest in these styles will be the most cost effective as they are the most versatile styles meaning you can wear them to the office or other special occasions. 

JASPER - Black Leather Penny Loafer Shoe-Shoes-Marc Darcy-Marc Darcy
CARSON - Bordeaux Burgundy Wingtip Oxford Brogue Shoe-Shoes-Marc Darcy Menswear

Take it up a notch in a two-piece

If you’re looking to create a more polished smart look opting for a stylish two-piece suit is a safe choice. This style of suit is incredibly versatile and can be dressed up or down depending on your choice of top. If you’re looking to up the smart factor style with a good quality cotton mix dress shirt. Looking for a more smart casual look, try styling it with a button-up polo t-shirt and finish with a pair of clean crisp white trainers. 

Man wearing CHARLIE - White Button Down Collar Shirt With Tan Buttons-Marc Darcy Menswear

Grooming matters

A key step in the dating preparation process is taking a little time for some self care. A well-groomed appearance can make a big difference in how you impress your would-be suitor. Taking a little extra time to clean your nails, trim your beard or even going for a pre-date haircut will go a long way in impressing your date. More importantly than impressing your date it will give you a confidence boost and set you up for success.

Confidence is the best accessory you can wear so stand tall, make eye contact, and engage in conversation with your date to show you are comfortable and at ease with yourself. When your feel confident it will shine through and make you more attractive to your companion. 

If you want to impress your potential partner on a date, you can follow our guide to date dressing. One of the most important things to keep in mind is to dress in a way that makes you feel comfortable. You don't want to worry about your clothes during the date, but rather feel relaxed and at ease. Therefore, it is crucial to plan your outfit in advance to ensure you're comfortable and confident. Keep it simple, but add some personality to your look with accessories and prints. Most importantly, don't overthink it. The dating process should be fun, so if you're feeling great and confident in your outfit, you're already halfway there.

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