What Men Notice About You

What do men notice about your dress, your thoughts -- your breasts? To find out, we had four women undergo radical outfit, personality and body changes during a date. Are men as shallow as we think?

Date 1 -- She wore three different dresses

Emily: When I met Rob at the bar, I was wearing a clingy red dress with spaghetti straps. Two other red dresses with different necklines were folded in my purse. I was really nervous about the switches, because I had to go into a bathroom stall and jump into the dresses really fast. I thought for sure I'd come back to the table with a boob hanging out of my dress! We ordered drinks, and I waited about 35 minutes before excusing myself. My first change was into a low-cut, scoop-neck halter dress. To me it seemed obvious, but when I sat back down, Rob continued the conversation without missing a beat. I have to admit, the stunt was hard to pull off. We'd be having a nice talk, then I'd run out of the room like a superhero on call.

My second change was into a strapless number. I thought for sure I'd get busted -- I had a full neckline earlier, and now there was nothing! The change seemed so dramatic, I thought the people at the next table would say something. When I returned from the rest room again (he must have thought I had bladder problems), he stared at me for a minute, then asked if I'd been wearing a collar earlier. I decided to play dumb. "Do you mean a necklace?" I asked.

Then he asked if it was the same dress I had on earlier. Bingo. I was caught. "Of course it is!" I told him, lying through my teeth. He blushed and apologized. I felt so bad, because he was so nice about the whole thing -- not to mention he was totally right!

Rob's first impressions: Emily was very nice. She had a great body and good skin. What caught my eye most, though, was her beautiful red strapless dress, which was very formfitting. It really showed off her shoulders and curves. We had a nice time, but there were no sparks. I enjoyed our conversation, but I would have liked her to be a little more spontaneous and playful.

After learning Emily's secret: I knew it! I guess she was more spontaneous than I thought! I even asked her at one point if she was wearing something different than before, but she denied it. It's good to know I'm not crazy. I guess I don't pay attention to necklines and dress details, but I noticed one of the changes. And besides, it's not like the dresses were totally different colors.

She says: I give him credit: He did catch the last switch. I just hope he forgives me. I guess men tend to look at the whole picture -- something I'll keep in mind the next time I'm deciding on a date outfit.

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