Finding the perfect date night ensemble can be challenging depending upon your relationship status.
If you fall under the “old married couple” status, a typical date night ensemble might look something like this … a pair of Alexander Wang sweatpants and a cozy sweater. What more do you need for a sultry night of takeout and TiVo?
Let’s say you’re single and ready to mingle (had to go there) and Mr. Right calls you up for a date. You’re look might consist of a hot little mini dress paired with your sexiest stilettos – you don’t want the first date to be the last, do you?
Of course those are two extremes. There are tons of other relationship statuses with outfits to match but there is one thing that every date look needs … the perfect pout.
The perfect date night lip wants nothing to do with lipstick and everything to with lip-gloss. Lipstick is far too stressful during a date night situation, wouldn’t you agree?
I’ve created the perfect date night lip using four of Rimmel’s Stay Glossy lip glosses and an outfit to match.
On my lips? Rimmel London’s Jewel in the Crown, Eternal Flirt, Always Lovely, and Fuchsia Fever.
These colors mixed up perfectly to add a subtle pop of color to my black and white attire. I chose multiple shades of pink because I wanted to enhance my natural lip color without going super dramatic. I mean, I am no love doctor but I do have a very stylish man in my life and a ton of male friends. They all agree that a more natural lip is much more inviting on a date as opposed to something bolder. Sure a bold red lip is sexy but it can be a little intimidating on a date (aka less kissable).
To create the look, I started with the lightest shade and layered on the darker glosses. I added one layer of Always Lovely, one layer of Eternal Flirt, a layer of Jewel in the Crown, and then finished it off with two layers of Fuchsia Fever. The great thing about Rimmel London’s Stay Glossy gloss is that they are light weight and aren’t sticky – so adding multiple layers changes the color of your lip without messing with the texture.
As for the rest of my face, I am wearing NARS blush Oasis, Rimmel London Glam’Eyes Quad eyeshadow in Smokey blue, and Rimmel London’s Volume Flash Scandaleyes mascara. I added a bit of silver eye pencil to the inner corners of my eyes, lined the bottom in black pencil, and lined the top with Rimmel London Glam’Eyes liquid liner.
And the clothes? I am wearing a graphic mini dress by Alice + Olivia, a jacket by Helmut Lang, booties by Sergio Rossi, earrings by Stella & Dot, clutch by DKNY, spiked bracelet from Forever 21 and the rest are vintage.
My goal was to create a date look that had a little bit of sex appeal without being over the top. The mini dress keeps him interested while the little black jacket keeps him wanting more. This outfit is perfect for a dinner date.
What’s your perfect date look? If you love my date look, please head over to Rimmel’s Facebook page to vote on my look.
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