Valentine’s Day isn’t till tomorrow, but you can already feel it in the air: the unmistakable tingling of a bone-chilling winter frost.
But also: romance.
And since you’re more than likely on the hook for dinner, or at least a starry-eyed stroll, we thought you could use some inspiration for tomorrow’s festivities—with some style cues from history’s most fashionable gents on dates. Just don’t forget the flowers (or in the case of Mick Jagger: cotton candy).
Advice from resident dance expert and certified lady-person Michelle Ong:
As a lady with a deep, undying love for (disco) balls, there’s a reason why I only go to nightclubs with girls and gays: a lot of straight guys have trouble with dancing. A lot of you treat it like an advanced mating ritual you have to decode, or else you look downright pitiful, blinking nervously while shuffling around in a circle. But it doesn’t have to be like this.
Deal With It: Jean Touitou just started beef with the entire country of China. Good luck with that. [Hint]
Handsomeness Personified: Steven Alan is looking pretty good these days. [Selectism]
It’s Science: A dating site does some data analysis and works some questionnaire-related wonders. For starters, if she likes the taste of beer…you’re probably going to have a pretty good first date. [OkCupid]
”Awesomeness” Doesn’t Count: Russ Fischer provides some pretty compelling reasons to get excited about a Logan’s Run remake, starting with Ryan Gosling. [/Film]