The Bachelor Dresses: Which First Night Styles & Colors Had the Highest Success Rate?

New year, new season of The Bachelor, same parade of sparkly, over-the-top rose ceremony gowns. And perhaps for good reason. Each year, when the latest season of ABC’s smash reality dating show airs, fans nationwide gather around their TVs with glasses of rosé ready to judge 30 complete strangers based on their highly edited conversations with the Bachelor, their interactions with one another and, importantly, what they choose to wear on their first night at The Mansion.But if Bachelor history has taught us anything, it’s that there is always a method to the madness, even and especially when it comes to what the contestants wear the first time they meet their potential husband-to-be. In the 22 seasons that The Bachelor has been shaping our understanding of true love, 14 have ended in a proposal, with all the other Bachelors and their winners opting to continue their relationships after the season’s end (except for Brad Womack, who famously left both his finalists ringless and al