If a client’s wardrobe isn’t cutting it, a personal stylist might take him shopping for new outfits.
“If they say they’re both Picasso lovers, we set up a Picasso date at the Met,” said.
One of the dates MB set up for David involved horseback riding in Prospect Park.
“Having that third party just elevates the thing and elevates how they feel about me,” he said.
“They’ll think I’m something very special, and they all want to talk to me.” That initial curiosity about the service makes for a good ice-breaker on the first date, and it has given David an ego boost.
So paying the $1,500 per month fee (he got a pre-launch special) is “not a big deal,” he told us.
“It’s a few gym memberships.” And it has apparently paid off. “I feel like a king.” A month and a half ago, when David broke up with his girlfriend of almost a year, the thought of returning to online dating while working 60 to 70 hours a week was overwhelming.
When we first wrote about Recenello, we noted some unflattering descriptions (“#Addicted To Mirrors,” “#Total F**king Dickhead,” etc.) on Lulu, a site that allows women to review their ex-boyfriends.
He hasn’t been one for long-term relationships, but he has now hired and trained a Mervyn Bunter concierge to take over his own online dating. “It’s not a serious relationship yet, just because my last relationship ended two months ago.
(Yes, the stories sound similar, but David insists they’re true.) David describes MB as “dating steroids.” He says the women who’ve agreed to go out with him are considerably more attractive than those he’s dated in the past.
Far from being put off that he’s outsourcing online seduction to professionals, they’re intrigued by the service.
During a month of using the service, he’s had two one-night stands and a couple of repeat dates.