The Perfect Attire for Every Occasion


The Perfect Attire for Every Occasion

Is there a difference between black-tie optional and semiformal? You bet your ass there is. Fancy Shmancy

  • White tie. Black tailcoat with silk facings and a white shirt, collar, waistcoat and bow tie
  • Black tie: tuxedo
  • Black-tie optional: tuxedo or formal suit
  • Semiformal: formal suit or sports jacket with a tie and trousers


The Casual Side 

  • Business: formal suit or sports jacket with a tie and trousers
  • Business casual: trousers and a dress shirt
  • Casual: jeans and the type of shirt depend on the attendees.

Source: Stuff Every Man Should Know. By Brett Cohen. pg 50 

Ta da, your guide to the perfect attire for any occasion that comes your way. 

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