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What to wear on first date with hot older guy?

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Discomama Sun 16-Jun-13 14:27:58

Hi, I have a first date set up from match.com, I'm 38 he's 48 we are going for lunch but no idea what to wear....it's my first date after separating...I am 5'3, 8st8, blonde, summery dress and cardi...skinny jeans and glam top....aaaargh! confused

Gingerandcocoa Sun 16-Jun-13 14:34:25

I'd probably wear a dress! and maybe heels?

scarlet76 Sun 16-Jun-13 14:39:12

Firstly, I hope you have fun!
I would wear what you feel most comfortable in and what you feel good in.
As it's lunch, I'd think about maybe some cigarette style trouser, top and sling back heels?

Moknicker Sun 16-Jun-13 14:48:25

What sort of 48 is he? Likes/dislikes? What does he do?

Discomama Sun 16-Jun-13 15:12:15

He's gorgeous, seems very keen, into sailing but not sailing look, don't think he'll mind what I wear! But I mind!

Keztrel Sun 16-Jun-13 17:47:16

Ooh how exciting! I reckon wear a dress, but not a flowery or overly busy one, and glam but not slutty. Not black either, too boring and obvious. And don't wear ridiculous heels that you can't walk in (speaking from bitter experience.)

EliotNess Sun 16-Jun-13 18:06:14

a souwester

onedomesticgoddess Sun 16-Jun-13 18:12:01

Surely it depends a little on the venue? Smart restaurant or casual pub?

You need to consider that as much as anything.

I don't think his age is relevant really. My DH is much older than 48, and he wouldn't object to any of your suggestions- a dress, smart jeans or skinny trousers etc.

Wear what you feel comfortable in, something not too fussy and don't look as if you have made an enormous effort- look nice but not like a dog's dinner as it can be intimidating.

I think heels for a daytime meeting- lunch- could seem a little OTT- but depends what you wear them with and how high! Kitten heel or block heels fine- but not stilletos.

I'd also suggest looking on the demure side rather than full on cleavage is better simply as it's lunch and a first date.

sheeparegorgeous Sun 16-Jun-13 18:50:40

How exciting. YY to what you feel most comfortable/confident/you in.
If you feel as good in both the jeans and the dress combos, I think I'd go with the dress. And also YY to not too much flesh on show, esp cleavage.
Good luck. Hope he's as lovely on the inside as he looks on the out.

Discomama Sun 16-Jun-13 23:04:29

Thanks so much! Think I will go with dress and wedges if sunny and skinny black jeans with wedges and non cleavage but still sexy short sleeved jumper....eeek! Now just got 13 sleeps to wait! Thanks so much!

Lucylloyd13 Mon 17-Jun-13 06:57:53

A dress in the summer is always good. Feminine, smart.As for cleavage, if you have it, show a bit, good luck!

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