7 Outfit Ideas for a Casual First Date

Getting dressed for a first date can be almost as nerve-racking as the date itself. You spend way too much time planning the perfect outfit, second-guessing yourself, and waiting on your closest friends to weigh in on what they think you should wear. To avoid all of this pre-date craziness, we have seven charming ensembles for you to keep in mind the next time you’re getting ready for a date. 

From a simple jean combination you can't go wrong with to a skirt-and-sweater look you can wear from day to night, we've got you covered when it comes to planning your next first-date look. Keep reading for easy outfit ideas perfect for a first date. 

Casual T-Shirt + Leather Pants

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@thehautepursuit

This easy go-to look with a little edge is the perfect way to be both comfortable and cool on a first date.

Denim Jacket + Wrap Dress + White Sneakers

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@itsmekellieb

You can't go wrong with a dress-and-sneakers look, and this one screams laid-back cool.

Flirty Halter Top + Double Denim

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@ada_oguntodu

Try this look if you want to be on the more casual side. A bright or metallic statement top ensure it's still special and if you want to take it up an extra notch, try it with heels instead of ankle boots.

Satin Top + Skinny Jeans + Strappy Heels

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@mvb

Dress up your favorite pair of jeans with a satin top and strappy sandals for a warm-weather date night look.

Sweater + Floral Skirt

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@nicolettemason

For a more romantic look, try a sweater over a floral skirt. Bonus points if you wear standout boots.

High-Neck Top + Jeans + Kitten Heels

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@adenorah

For a '90s redux, reach for pieces like a baguette bag and strappy kitten heels for a retro-cool take on a date night look.

Basic T-Shirt + Printed Skirt + Block Heels

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@luciacuesta_

Show a little personality with this printed skirt look. 

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated. Up next: five of the prettiest 2019 shoe trends.