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WHAT TO WEAR: Date Night

Girl sees boy. Boy sees girl. Girl likes boy. Boy likes girl and asks her on a date. Sound familiar? Well, it should. Date night is a common occurrence in college life, much like studying or putting on the “freshman 15.” Most girls, and women, are pressured to impress on a first date or any date for that matter; the countless hours of worrying almost make the date seem unworthy. Now that you’re stressed and you look a mess, just take a cue from this Fashionista and keep it simple.

If there is anything worse than getting food stuck in your teeth on a date, it’s fussing with your outfit to maintain comfortability. This Fashionista’s outfit is the perfect balance of comfort and cute. Nothing screams “I’m comfortable” quite like a pair of tastefully distressed jeans. Besides being a hot denim trend, distressed denim shows just the right amount of skin. Making Dad proud she tops off her look with a relaxed kimono cardigan in a deep, romantic shade of red. Taking the opportunity to show personality through accessorizing, this Fashionista incorporates a neutral pair of heels to her look.

But, let’s be honest? On a college campus your date could consist of grabbing a bite to eat, seeing a new movie, going to a concert, taking a trip to the mall or maybe partaking in some outdoor exercising. All are great and all are entirely casual—no heels necessary. College is fun and these dates are meant to be light-hearted. While Beyoncé may have informed you about a little “freakum dress”, squeezing into a too tight and too short dress will only show in the worst of ways. However, Queen B does make an excellent point: your date night attire should show your fiercest and most confident self. Those boys won’t even know what hit ‘em.

One Simple Change: Swapping out the heels for sneakers or slip-ons makes this outfit perfect for heading to class or the library.