How to wow on a first date

It’s easy, just follow these hot tips.

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With so many dating apps to keep tabs on, securing a date often feels like a task in itself but just when you feel like you can’t put yourself through another dead-end date, a new Tinder success story leaks in the office and you’re back in the game. With this in mind, we’ve put together some of our favourite tried-and-tested ways to wow on a first date and up your chances of finding some summer lovin’.

It may sound cliché but it’s the one thing that is guaranteed to up your chances of date success. It’s hard to get to know someone onscreen, so keep your pre-date chat brief and save yourself for your date when you can impress in person. Smiling, eye contact and tone of voice are reported to be the key things on how we make up our minds up about potential new loves and usually we’ve made up our minds within the first 12 minutes, so don’t waste any time playing games.

Find the perfect scent Just like your wardrobe, summer calls for an update in your scent collection than summer and this season is all about fresh florals. We’re favouring Jo Malone Nashi Blossom, Diptyque Eay des Sens and Dolce and Gabbana Velvet Ginestra – all are perfect first-date fragrances. Go and try them all now!

Wear red

Make no mistake, fashion’s love-in with red is stronger than ever this season and is a sure-fire way to get your date’s pulse racing. With everything from side-stripe trousers were worn with plunging, halterneck tops at the Chloe SS16 show in Paris, to the stand-out red lace and ruffle detailed dress worn by Lily Donaldson at Elie Saab – it’s time to invest in something red hot. Worried it’ll be too much of a statement? Take one look at actress Emilia Clarke as Lou, in the new romantic film Me Before You and, like us, you’ll want to play out the season’s romantic mood in a gorgeously vampish red dress just like hers.

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Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, Me Before You. hits cinemas on 3 June, and trust us, it’s not to be missed!

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