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Top Tips to Prepare for Your Upcoming Date Night

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Photo by Ussama Azam

Whether you are heading out on a first date or are planning a special evening with your spouse, if you want to get the romance going, a certain amount of preparation is key. To make sure that you can put your date at ease, and that you can feel and look good, here are some top tips for every nervous romantic.

· Research Great Local Venues

Whether you check out the best LGBTQ bars in your area, or you look for some great nature walks to explore, researching the best local date sites can prevent any awkward discussions and mediocre venues on the night of the date itself. Your venue is key to achieving the right tone and atmosphere, and by checking your date night out on TripAdvisor or Google, you will be able to ensure that you get the experience that you are looking for.

· Dress to Impress

Although it is your personality that will shine through, dressing to impress is vital to make a great first impression on your potential partner and to ensure that you can present yourself in the way that you would like. However, your fashion statement must match your surroundings. After all, there is no point in wearing a suit to a paintballing session. You might also want to partake in a little bit of personal care, such as shaving or getting a haircut.

· Find the Right Fragrance

Many people do not believe that fragrance is important, and yet it can set the mood for the whole evening. Not only are most people utterly attracted to certain scents and perfumes, but the right fragrance can also show your date that you care about your appearance and personal hygiene. At, their selection of fragrances and cologne subscriptions can ensure that you are always prepared for date night.

· Give Yourself Time

There is nothing worse than rushing to get ready for a date, and no one wants to feel hassled or stressed as they arrive at the chosen location. Then, you should make sure that you give yourself time to get ready and to confront any unforeseen circumstances, such as your car breaking down. By doing this, you will ensure that you can turn up at the right location, looking calm and collected- and ready to get the party started.

· Get to Know Your Date

Although you might believe that dates are the perfect opportunity to get to know your romantic interest, there is no harm in getting to know your date prior to your plans. Not only will this help you to break the ice for the date itself and think of conversation starters, but this will also allow you to find out what their interests and passions are. You will then be able to plan a date night that has been specifically tailored to them, and which they are more likely to fall head over heels in love with.

· Save Up

There are many dates that you can enjoy for free, and yet it is still important that you consider saving up for your date. This will ensure that you can participate in any activities that your date suggests, that you can do something special without worrying about funds and that you can even pay for your date if you want to.



Ebone Bell
Eboné Bell
Eboné is the Editor-in-Chief of Tagg Magazine. She is the illegitimate child of Oprah and it's only right that she continues their legacy in the media world.