Study Shows This Small Clothing Tweak Will Get You More Matches On Tinder 6 years ago

Study Shows This Small Clothing Tweak Will Get You More Matches On Tinder

These days, there are too many fish in the sea.

In order to stand out and get that elusive right swipe, you may need to differentiate yourself by your clothing, according to a new Tinder analysis.

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The study analysed 12,000 profile photos of both male and female users and found that the large majority were uploading similar photos and wearing similar colour palettes.

According to Mashable, the study found that  72% of men and 56.2% of women on Tinder are "prone to wearing basics, opting for neutral colors when it comes to their clothing."

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Tinder sociologist Dr. Jessica Carbino says that bright colours could be key to scoring more matches.

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She said: "Clothing is an important way for individuals to provide signals to prospective matches. "A large segment of both male and female users wear clothing that signals a clear indication of masculinity or femininity."

"A large segment of both male and female users wear clothing that signals a clear indication of masculinity or femininity."

 

"Individuals are choosing to signal certain elements of their personality through their clothing choices, such as a decision to wear shorts and a t-shirt versus a suit and tie. While the type of clothing an individual wears is not directly associated with being liked or not, clothing is one factor in creating the portrait of who a person is."

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"Given that the vast majority of users are wearing neutral colors, individuals who want to make a splash should wear a vibrant color."

Fifty Shades of Grey not sounding so sexy any more.