The first date determines whether or not there will be a second date. The first thing first daters may stress about is what to wear. theeverygirl.com says the first thing to consider is comfort. Psychologists, authors and color experts take it from there. They claim to have the answer, but High Heels & Hot Flashes interprets the opinions as…maybe, maybe not. It apparently depends solely on you and what you want out of the first date.
So, which color is the best color? According to Cheat Sheet money and career, health and fitness and style writer, Sheiresa Ngo blue is tops on the list because it represents security, high quality and dependability. Another color expert and author, Catherine Shovlin also likes blue and fellow expert, Keeley Fox thinks some shades of blue have a calming effect, which could be perfect for the first date.
A report in the UK’s Metro News blue is near the top but red is at the top. Red is considered sexy and passionate, it can increase pressure, pulse and respiratory rates. These researchers said red increases desire and intensity, excitement, drama, urgent passion and it’s an appetite stimulant. Again, it depends on what one wants out of the first date. All of the experts interviewed above put red and blue at or near the top of their first date color list.
The researchers and psychologists all agree there are three colors not to wear on a first date. They believe Yellow is not romantic and may make your date think about the school bus. Orange, according to University of Washington researcher Joe Hallock, can look cheap or inexpensive. Brown is the last “do not wear on a first date” color because it has “no spontaneity”, says color researcher, Judy Scott-Kemmis.
About 15 years ago, two little girls no older than 6, told me that I wore too much black. Today one of those little girls is studying fashion at a pretty prestigious university. She may or may not remember saying that to me but if she checks out Elle Magazine’s color story, black is the must wear color for a first date and here’s why
The color choices above applied to both women and men in the research results. However, again, it depends on what one wants out of the date and what one may want to wear to feel most comfortable.©
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