Tag Archive: Formal

Blue Suit, Black Tie

If you are attending a New Year's Eve party with a black tie dress code and either 1) don't have a tuxedo or 2) simply want to be a little creative, don't worry because there are options. In the event you've already worn out your black velvet blazer around the holidays and still don't have the funds to spring for that perfect and amazing midnight blue designer one you've been eyeing even though it's currently on sale for 50% off, turn to something you should already have in your closet and make your blue suit black tie.  VIEW MORE ▶︎

Creative Holiday Formal

I've talked before about how dress codes can sometimes be fairly unclear. Black tie is relatively cut and dry, but others like business casual and even semi-formal leave plenty of room for interpretation. And then there are some that don't seem to make much sense at all. I put 'Creative Black Tie' (also known as 'Black Tie Creative') into that category. With holiday party season in full swing and New Year's Eve on the way, it's entirely possible that you might see this dress code on an invitation in the near future. Maybe you already have. Here's some inspiration for that situation or any more formal holiday party you might attend.  VIEW MORE ▶︎

How to Dress for a Summer Wedding: City Edition

Summer wedding season is currently in full effect and chances are you're probably attending one yourself. With such a variety of approaches to wedding ceremonies and venues, it can be difficult to know what's appropriate to wear for any given celebration. To offer a little inspiration, here is the first in a series of three posts on how to dress for a summer wedding.  VIEW MORE ▶︎