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Although we sometimes wish our love lives resembled those rom-coms we gobble up on rainy weekends, we’ve found that dating is more episodic in nature. From the charmed meet-cute to the almighty talk, every couple’s storyline comes in a series of snapshots. And, as much as we dissect the level of attraction that mounts as each scene of a relationship plays out, we’re sometimes just as preoccupied with what to wear for the next one. You know, we want to showcase our obvious appeal without giving away too much — emotionally or sartorially — too soon.
Our first look is as casual (but intriguing) as those intentionally delayed texts. Moving into more serious territory, we're out to impress with our shared esoteric interests and witty repartee, and our knock-em-dead style prowess, too. From those ill-defined drinks-things to your first-ever weekend away, each step of your burgeoning love is styled to the nines ahead. That'll take at least some of the pressure off.
UPDATE: Feeling the stay-inside vibe this weekend? This is all you need to pass the weekend by in a glorious TV trance. This story was originally published on January 12, 2013 (but we've added some new must-watch entries!).
We've been there. You've exhausted your Netflix queue, flipped through your entire spectrum of TV read
Hold on to your oil-absorbing wipes, folks: It's about to get real hot and sticky up in here. This time of the year, our cold-weather-related dry-skin woes seem like a distant memory as our foreheads turn into oil slicks and our skin reddens in the rising UV index. And, don't even get us started about our summertime foot read