Instead, he finds himself attracted to women with strong style, allowing their choices in clothing and particularly their accessories to offer up clues about the wearer. “You can see it in the posture, in the eyes,” he says, adding, “I don’t want somebody who doesn’t know who she is or what she wants.”The latter can be learned via conversation, a key element for any cerebral Parisian.Gepner appreciates a man’s ability to skip the pickup lines and boring “How are you?
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Given the rate at which it is spewing out a stream of notifications, stemming from none other than five dating apps (full disclosure—she has a separate folder), it certainly seems like a threat to one’s sanity at the very least.
Lauriane Gepner, founder of the app Dojo, says that she consciously skips the “best day in years” one-off shots in favor of more accurate photos that leave no room for unrealistic expectations.
“Starting a date with the feeling you’ve been lied to is completely counterproductive,” she says.
”In fact, most of the French people I spoke to perceive sartorial choices as an extension of character.