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A first date can be incredibly daunting. You don't know whether you'll hit it off or have to make awkward conversation until the starters arrive.

No matter what becomes of the date, you'll want to make a good first impression – as it could be the first of many! To make sure you dress to impress, we're taking you through what to wear on a first date for women – whether you’re going to dinner, drinks or the movies. All of the outfits featured cost less than £40.*


1.  Glittery dress, H&M, £24.99

2.  Nude court shoes, Primark, £10

3.  Quilted body bag, Primark, £5

Heading for a romantic dinner for two? Make sure you look the part in this glittery dress. The knee length dress features long sleeves and a rib knit material – so you should feel comfortable in it all night. Its glitter finish adds a stylish touch.

For accessories, pair with some nude court shoes and a quilted bag to hold all of your essentials – you might need your mobile to text your friends if the date isn't going too well! This whole outfit comes to just £39.99.


1. Black jeans, Primark, £13

2. Gingham shirt, Primark, £10

3. Ankle boots, F&F at Tesco, £15

You might decide to get to know each other over a few drinks. If so, the outfit you pick can be a little more casual. A peplum shirt like this gingham print one could be ideal and you could match it with a pair of black jeans.

Finish off the look with some black ankle boots – this pair from F&F is currently on sale from £25 to £15. Throw on a jacket and you'll be good to go. You can get your hands on this entire outfit for just £38.


1. V-neck dress, H&M, £12.99

2. Oversized denim jacket, Primark, £15

3. Retro trainer, Primark, £6

Going to watch the latest blockbuster or contender for the Oscars? Make sure all eyes are on you in this floral print dress – it's fun, youthful and perfect for spring. Pair with an oversized denim jacket for an effortless look and wear some retro trainers to keep things comfortable. 

You can put this look together yourself for only £33.99!

Not sure what to get your date for Valentine's Day 2017? Check out our gift guides – we have gift ideas for Valentine's Day for him and best gift ideas for her.

 *Prices correct at time of writing – 07/02/17

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