Avoid the obvious "Don't name drop! If a man compliments something you're wearing, you shouldn't name drop the brand, fr you might come off as materialistic.
The same goes for food and drink locations; even if you go to the coolest bars and restaurants, you should talk about more under the radar spots. You'll have a more interesting chat by being quirky, as opposed to appearing to know it all.
Go out alone or with one other friend Tessina advises against surrounding yourself with a "gaggle of girls" when going out. You'll be hard to single out if you're in a group. If you do go out in a group, try to stand out from the crowd or find a way to get by yourself for a bit.
Make it clear you have something appealing about you by commenting on the conversation the guy you have your eye on is having; show off your brains and personality, not just your looks. You don't even have to say it in person — grab his and text it after he buys you a drink. Stay off your phone It's a small world, and while your head is down Instagraming your oysters, you could be meeting someone that's right next to you.
Even if you're in the elevator, make an effort to not look at your phone and see who is around. It's refreshing for a guy to see a woman that's not glued to Snapchat or taking a selfie.
Guys are looking for a reason to come up to you, said Emma Tessler, founder of the lookon company The Dating Ring, so give him a unique one. If reading's not your thing, bring a sketchbook, journal or whatever hobby you have that you can take to-go.
Wear funky jewelry Men will want to approach you with a comment or question, so if you're wearing something eye catching and shiny, he'll be able to use that as a conversation opener. Wear your biggest ring or most interesting earrings and hit two birds with one stone by having a cute accessory for your outfit and drawing someone in for a conversation.
Finally, be yourself. There's no point in trying to be someone you're not!