11 first date outfit ideas to steal now
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Saiyami Kher’s super affordable Gauri & Nainika x KOOVS dress (snap it up for Rs 2,500) is for those date nights when you don’t have the time to coordinate an entire ensemble.
This patterned denim jacket from Péro is right on trend, and can be thrown over the basic blacks in your wardrobe to add a quirky touch.
If you're a gym bunny like Deepika Padukone, show off those sharp collarbones in this blouson-style off-shoulder top from CORD.
You're no cookie cutter, and your wardrobe should prove it. Shraddha's leather skirt and lacy tank from Zara removes all unwanted traces of girl-next-door.
This denim shirt dress from Bhane says you can look cool without trying too hard. Thigh-high Maison Margiela boots optional, depending on how long the ATM queues are.
Two reasons to love vertical stripes: they're eye-grabbing and lengthen the body, adding the illusion of height. Pair with a shirt like Aditi Rao Hydari or a navel-skimming top if you dare.
Don’t have time to change after work? Steal cues from Sonakshi Sinha in this Marks & Spencer shirt dress, which you can dress up with a pair of devastatingly high heels.
If all else fails, fall back to basics with a trusty LBD. Mix it up with strappy statement heels in your go-to colour and a quick blowout for touch-me-now hair.
Not quite sure what’s on the itinerary? This mesh dress from Ms Self Portrait will blend in at a fine-dining gig or a night at the club with equal ease.
The white midi dress gets an update with peekaboo lace elements. Carry a (preferably oversized) denim jacket à la Sonam in Bhane.
First dates are treacherous enough without the stress of trying to figure out what to wear. We scoured through the much-photographed wardrobes of Bollywood's best-dressed celebrities to find 11 outfit ideas that work for almost every occasion and body type.
Trouble navigating high heels? Alia Bhatt’s love for sneaker-everything should see you through. Sonam Kapoor reiterates the virtues of denim, while Shraddha Kapoor shows you how to give black essentials a fun update. Bonus, you probably have most of these in your closet already.
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Alia Bhatt’s Tommy Hilfiger dress spells casual, but the blingy sneakers from Clarks prove that she’s up for whatever the night brings.