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Date night style for every relationship stage

Whether you’ve been with your man for 20 years, or are meeting him for the first time, these date night looks will be sure to stop your guy dead in his tracks.

First date…

Since you’re meeting this man for the first time, you’ll want to appear hot but not slutty. You don’t want to give him the wrong impression, do you? Opt for your most flattering LBD. We suggest a sleeveless option to show just the right amount of skin. And bring a colorful cardigan with you — just in case it gets chilly in the restaurant.

What to wear on a first date |

Get the look: Premier And Dear Dress (ModCloth, $158), Gianvito Rossi Silk-Satin Sandals (Net-A-Porter, $138), Gold-Tone Wire Hoop Earrings (Guess, $20), Gwen Pyramid Clutch (BCBG, $89)

A few dates in — still fresh…

It’s still new, so looking your absolute best is key. He won’t be able to take his eyes off of you if you rock a flirty dress with sexy stilettos and a sultry smoky eye.

What to wear a few dates in |

Get the look: Duchess Satin Bow Back Dress (Topshop, $150), Sam Edelman Opal d’Orsay Pumps (Shopbop, $100), Embossed Clutch (Akira, $29) 

We’ll be having the “this is exclusive” conversation soon…

By now, you’re probably comfortable enough to go a little more casual, so you don’t look like you’re always trying so hard. A pair of dark skinny jeans paired with a flowy blouse and a cool leather bomber will show him you’re cool and laid back, but still care about the relationship with a put-together look.

What to wear when things get serious |

Get the look: Acne Studios Skin Overdye Jeans (La Garconne, $250), Slim Signature White Dot Print (Equipment, $248), Combi Leather Bomber (Mango, $60), Jessica Simpson Renonna Lovie Back Leopard Flats (Zappos, $79)

Long-term, exclusive relationship, but not married…

You’ve been together for years, so he totally gets your style — and probably thinks you’re sexiest when you’re comfortable. Looking for something that’s comfy, yet still adorable? Try colored denim, a classic white tee and a denim jacket. So cute!

What to wear when in a longterm relationship |

Get the look: See By Chloe Orange Cotton Jeans (Stylebop, $142), White V-neck Tee (Miss Selfridge, $18), Boyfriend Jean Jacket (American Eagle Outfitters, $70), Jacy Textured Tote (Sole Society, $30), Betsey Johnson Bliiingg Flats (, $90) 

Married and totally committed…

Show your husband you’ve still got it with a sexy red dress, fierce black pumps and a bold lip. He’ll remember why he married you.

What to wear on a date when married |

Get the look: Silk and Soie Short Dress (Yoox, $257), Michael Kors Casey Stilettos (Lord & Taylor, $395), Glitter Oval Mindiere Clutch (Nine West, $69), Robert Lee Morris Soho Petal Chandelier Earrings (Bloomingdale’s, $28) 

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