From Bermuda shorts to bows, Vogue reveals the biggest trends for this season The face-free hookup party will also be held in New York City this autumn. The event, hosted by London-based dating app Loveflutter, is pushing its SayNoToShallow campaign to showcase personality over appearance. At a new speed-dating event, singles put sacks over their heads to take blind dating to a new level and focus on - gasp - personality. Gavanndra Hodge can drive. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.
But participants had such a blast hooking up at Loveflutter's anti-Tinder party that the hosts are bringing it across the pond, beginning with NYC — and not a minute too soon, say singles.
Loveflutter Paper Bag Dating at NY Hall of Science
So meeting men in the flesh — even while wearing a sack over their face — removes that potential "ew" factor. Each participant wrote an amusing comment or personal fact on their bag to act as a conversation starter. Examples included 'I have three kidneys' and 'Secretly, I want to be a hand model. Super mum spends 11 hours in the kitchen to prepare hundreds of school snacks for her child - including 60 pizza scrolls, 30 pikelets, and 28 sandwiches 'Thank you for making me feel normal: Bride-to-be horrified after hairdresser gets her dream style VERY wrong on her wedding day 'No wonder women have body insecurities: Looking for long-term love in the city that never sleeps has always been nearly impossible.