Even though we like to think we’ve been there and done that, there are certain life events that even our most experienced editors have yet to encounter. In this, our ultimate style guide was born. We’ve enlisted the help of a few R29ers to bring you useful shopping tips that’ll prep your closet for every major milestone, so you’re never left saying, “What do I wear?”
"I've found that I'm simply too much of a romantic (read: paranoid) to make online dating work. I also can't imagine introducing my family to my 'boyfriend I met online, and no, he's not like the Craigslist Killer, Grandma, he's just a person who was also on the Internet, looking for love.' I simply want to meet someone organically. And, if a trusted friend is willing to set me up on a blind date, I'd even be willing to forego all pre-date research. But, since a blind date is 100% about first impressions, what am I supposed to wear?"
—Vanessa Golembewski, editorial assistant
Whether you're meeting at a dive bar, fancy restaurant, or coffee shop, click through for quick tips on how to shop for a blind date.