How to Dress for a Festive First Date in London

Larah Hunt, from the footwear retailer Charles Clinkard, shares her top tips for nailing your first date dress code this festive season.

We all know dates can be pretty nerve-wracking, particularly if it’s your first time meeting a new person. And, while your mind might be preoccupied thinking of the venue, activities and even how to fill any awkward silences, it’s important to remember that first impressions count. So, whether you’re planning on heading to a posh restaurant to wine and dine your date, or you’re wanting to visit the Christmas markets, you’ll need a stylish outfit to wow your date with this festive season. And here, I’ll be showing you just how to do this.

5 Activities That Will Get You Through a Breakup

Breaking up with someone and being broken up with can be equally devastating. Every day feels like a marathon of emotions – sad, angry, numb, relieved…and repeat. The emotional roller coaster of ending a relationship with your best friend is exhausting and sometimes leaves you in bed or lounging on the couch for days. There are certainly ways to get you back to feeling like yourself and today I’m going to share with you my favorite activities that have always somehow made me feel a little better after heartbreak (and don’t worry, they’re not all physical activities.)

8 Date Night Ideas to Put You and Your Boo in the Halloween Spirit!

It’s that time of year folks! The weathers’ getting colder and the vibes are getting spookier. Whether you’ve been planning a costume all year, or like to take it easy on Ol’ Hallows Eve, we have the perfect list of date ideas that will tickle anyone’s Halloween fancy.

How to Write a Dating Profile to Attract the Match of Your Dreams

Do you want a loving, generous successful guy? An adventurous woman who makes you a better person?  Or maybe a spiritual soulmate who truly completes you? Here’s powerful dating advice on how you can magnetically attract the partner of your dreams by simply showing off your authenticity through a few key phrases in your dating headline and profile! Phrases that not only describe your ideal match, but also what you highlight about yourself.

How to Avoid Being Ghosted

Are you falling for people who come on too strong and then disappear without leaving a trace?  Do you feel as though you are wasting your time on time wasters? Are you fed up of going on dates with guys who want to see you all the time, talk about future holidays, introduce you to their cousin, and then after an evening at theirs never texts you again?

Rejection: What to Say When You’re No Longer Interested in Someone

“I’m just not that into you” is almost an impossible phrase to say to someone – it’s honest sure, but boy does it hurt hearing it from someone you really like.

Today I’m going to share some alternative, more tactful phrases that relay the same message.

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff: The Underrated Magic of Just Letting Things Go

Pet peeves. Mood swings. Bad days. We all have them, especially in relationships, and sometimes it’s just too easy to let something seemingly meaningless turn into the.biggest.deal.

Back to the Basics: How to Craft a Great First Message to Someone You’re Interested In

Did you know 20% of singles in the United States call upon the help of others to draft a message to someone they’re interested in?! And an astounding 49% of Gen Z (ages 18-24) is guilty of calling on their squad to help craft their first message to someone they like.

First Dates: The Awkward Moments and How to Navigate Them

Raise your hand and say “I” if you’ve ever experienced an awkward moment on a first date? Guarantee, you just put up your hand, or at least cringed with the thought of your last groan inducing date moment. But that’s the beauty of first dates isn’t it? Both parties are excited, nervous and perhaps a little awkward. These are all the natural feels; don’t sweat it if you run into one or even two of these hiccups along the way. Remember, you’re only human!

Here is my list of some of the most awkward moments you may have, or have yet to experience in your dating life. Behold…