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What is the firsy thing a lady notices about a guy

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by InPa, Mar 17, 2005.

  1. InPa

    InPa Well-Known Member

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    I know I'm asking a general question (and I've asked several ladies I know and gotten different responses) but - what is the first thing that a lady typically notices about a guy?

    Is it his shoes, watch, hair, suit, tie, mannerisms, etc?

    Curious as to whether any of the ladies in the forum (or significant others of the guys here) can chime in with some thoughts.

    Thanks.
     
  2. drizzt3117

    drizzt3117 Well-Known Member

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    It's definitely not his watch. Hell, most men have no idea what they are looking at when it comes to watches, (other than a Rolex, and even then...) thus women can usually tell even less. You think I would receive a compliment regarding one of my watches more often than I do.

    Jon.
     
  4. Bradford

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    I've been led to believe it's more about the attitude you project...

    Clothes can make the man, but a confident man makes any item of clothing look better.

    Bradford
     
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    Nice watch.
     
  6. Fabienne

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    Too many variables. It can be the hair, the clothes, the smile, the intelligence, the blushing, the cologne, the eyes, the use of language, the manners, and on and on and on.

    I do notice men's watches and have complimented a few on theirs. I don't claim to be an expert by any means, but I think I can recognize style.
     
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    I've got to think it's simply a matter of his general confidence level; is he comfortable being wherever he happens to be, and does he look like he belongs there?

    That's the only way I can reconcile the "King of Queens" situation I always see, in which one sees attractive women with very unattractive men.

    Clothes, of course, can be a big part of that.
     
  8. drizzt3117

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    Yeah, first date watches for me are 14k/ss Daytonas or Subs [​IMG]
     
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    (imageWIS @ Mar. 17 2005,06:40) It's definitely not his watch. Hell, most men have no idea what they are looking at when it comes to watches, (other than a Rolex, and even then...) thus women can usually tell even less. You think I would receive a compliment regarding one of my watches more often than I do. Jon.
    Yeah, first date watches for me are 14k/ss Daytonas or Subs [​IMG]
    See? I wore my dad's 18kt WG Audemars Piguet perpetual calendar w/ skeleton back (went with my clothes) once to a first date, and she noticed not, even though it costs more than her and my car combined (retail price). Jon.
     
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    Clearly not marriage material [​IMG] Bradford
     
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    Sad, I paid $40 for my Diesel watch and I get compliments on it by women quite often.
     
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    True, but you'd probably get more positive comments about Diesel jeans than a Borelli suit as well, that's the nature of high end stuff [​IMG] That said, I get positive comments about Breitlings and AP watches quite often, although not nearly as much as the rolexes.
     
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    whatever the first thing is, i bet the second thing they notice (if they're "looking", that is) is whether there's a Ring.
     
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    I've always been given the impression that shoes count for a lot. That has been my experience at least.

    A.
     
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    yes, that reminds me - i heard a woman admit once that the first things she looks at are shoes and whether a man has manicured nails.

    granted, this lady was a bit predatory.
     
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    Was the question primarily about "romantic" encounters, or what any woman might notice about any man, be it in business or social situations?

    With anyone, man or woman, I believe everyone plays detective to some level when first meeting a person. What kind of clothes do they chose to wear (or maybe they didn't chose), how do they sit in their chair, do they look at you in the eyes, do they let you talk, etc.

    On the subject of clothes, and as an aside, it is much easier, I find, for a woman to compliment a man on his tie, his watch, or his shirt. A man complimenting a woman, I suppose, might hesitate for fear of being accused of God knows what, in the US. I always marvel at how gracious Americans can be in giving and receiving compliments.
     
  17. Cliff

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    I've been told by several women that they notice a man's shoes first and get an immediate sense of what type of person he is by the style and condition of his shoes.


    I think thsy may just be checking out the size....nudge, nudge,wink, wink...
     
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    I saw that too. Predatory is not an exaggeration-it was Tammy Faye Baker.
     
  19. ernest

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    Shoes

    Watch

    Shirt

    Are the 3 things that aware people will look at (the director of the Ritz Paris told he was looking at these things to have an idea of his client)

    For body i guess a women will look at the hands, the hair and the teeth.
     
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    On Friday, between exams, I was sitting next to the aforementioned cute engaged lady with the 1.5 carat rock (her fiance is doing a MBA/JD degree at Wharton/Penn; poor girl), and she complemented my watch... I consistently rotate three watches with a list price ranging from $40-$3300--I received the compliment on the $40 Fossil. Â So go figure about "nice" watches; they do nothing to attract the ladies. Â To reinforce the point, my buddies GF made a similar comment about how expensive my watch appeared... it was the same $40 quartz. Â Outside of a Rolex, no one really notices a great timepiece. Â BTW, I've fallen in love with the Chronoswiss Delphis.
     

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