He had no other choice but to invite the cheerful girl who was so obviously enjoying herself and so much in contrast with the others – wearing a short denim skirt and sneakers instead of a dress and high heels.
He also stood out in the crowd – Middle Eastern good looks and elegant demeanour betrayed a guest, which was true –he was on a short business trip here, therefore his almost official outfit: a shirt, tango trousers, suede shoes, and a rather big handkerchief in case he needed to wipe sweat away from his face after a little too fast milongas.
He stopped nearby against the sun so the sunset light outlined his silhouette, and waited. ...You all are covered in gold dust..., she thought narrowing her eyes. His smile was nonchalant, he gave an inquiring nod towards the dance floor.
One should be considerate to a newcomer, she thought. He was calm; he offered her, with dignity, his embrace and waited. She reached to him timidly, her hand searching for the right place on his back, not entirely touching it yet.