When prepping for a hot date, it’s best to be on time. In fact, these are the only times when being "fashionably late" does not apply (well, I guess job interviews, weddings, funerals are important too. . .).
Being late, especially on the first date, shows that you really don’t care enough about the date to even be on time for once.
Tip: Always plan to be at the meeting spot 15 minutes before the date to allot for any subway delays, traffic, etc.
The only way a tardy date can redeem him/herself is with this cork wall clock:
At least they’re aware they’re always late and have a sense of humor about it!
[via Apartment Therapy]