15 Stunning First Date Outfit Ideas for Women Over 50

Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin on a date in It's Complicated
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When in doubt, stick with what makes you feel comfortable!

Capture Your Date's Attention Right Away With These First Date Outfit Ideas

You've accepted a first date, now comes the hard part—picking out an outfit to wear.

Why it's so tricky to decide on the perfect getup is a story for another day. We all want to look our best and attract the attention of our date, but aren't trying to do too much right off the bat.

Rather than tear apart your whole closet to find something, we've rounded up some first date options that work for women over 50. You're sure to find a getup that speaks to your personality on this list!

1. Little Black Dress

The ultimate classic, every woman looks great in a little black dress. You're sure to steal the spotlight when you show up wearing one you feel comfortable in.

2. Clashing Patterns

If you really want to get the attention of your date and everyone around you, wear some clashing patterns. You'll know what works best for you, so we'll leave that up to you to figure out.

3. Patterned Dress

Show off a bit of your personality with a fun patterned dress. Your date will get a feel for you right away.

4. Power Suit

Prove you mean business by wearing your best power suit on your first date. You can even dress it down a little bit with some fun accessories.

5. Jeans and a T-Shirt

When in doubt, keep it simple with a jeans and tee combo. We all have a pairing that works for a first date and keeps us feeling comfortable.

6. Monochromatic Outfit

Have a color that makes you feel powerful and confident? Dress up all in that color.

7. Flowing Skirt

Nothing screams flirty quite like a long, flowing skirt. If you need a little help in that department, wearing a skirt like this will bring it out of you.

8. Shorts and a Dressy Shirt

Depending on the season, this is a great first outfit option. It's equal parts chic and casual, not too much, but just enough.

9. Mini Dress

Show off those stunning legs of yours in a mini dress that speaks to your personality.

10. Jumpsuit

There are so many different jumpsuit options out there, so you're sure to find one that works for your style and body type.

11. Sparkly Dress

Go big with a shiny dress like this one. You don't have to wear something this extravagant, unless you really want to go all out and make a sparkling first impression.

12. Maxi Dress

Everyone feels radiant and gorgeous sporting a maxi dress. Plus, it's so comfortable and will work for any type of date.

13. Fitted Top and Jeans

A fitted top can really accentuate your figure, so if that's what you're hoping to do, go with this outfit option.

14. Casual Cardigan

Spice up your go-to jean and tee combo with a comfy, cozy cardigan to go over it.

15. Mini Skirt

Can you name any man who wouldn't fall victim to a woman in a mini skirt? Exactly.

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