Hi Guys,I've been invited for the 1st time to a Cocktail party, all what was mentioned in the invitation is that it's a cocktail black and white party with a Michael Jackson's picture in his moon…Continue
"Solid white white tie. White coat. White bowtie. White shoes. White top hat. White cane with concealed blade. Gold pocket watch. If it's wrong, just joke about how "ironic" you're being.
This is probably why people don't…"
"Yes, it has become extremely confusing. I once got a wedding invitation that said the 'dress is wedding casual'. No one knew what that meant. Unfortunately it was a competitive matrilineal family so the women…"
"The main problem is that our generation(s) have not actually read the books on proper etiquette. They hear terms and think they are using them correctly but do not check that their idea matches the definition for the term.
"That is always best. According to my etiquette guru (Ms. Groskamp-ten Have) it is the hosts job to make sure you know how to dress. That's why they invented dress codes. Like David F. said, 'cocktail'-dress is black tie for men,…"
"write the person and ask. They sent mixed signals. I read it as a black tie tux event with 80s music in the back ground / theme.
But really just write and ask. They will be happy to know you are interested and want to match…"
"I agree with Sloan that your best bet is to just ask. Ask the hosts what they had in mind, and if you want ask the other guests what they'll be wearing. If for some reason this isn't an option, remember that it's easier to dress down…"
Hi Guys,I've been invited for the 1st time to a Cocktail party, all what was mentioned in the invitation is that it's a cocktail black and white party with a Michael Jackson's picture in his moon walker outfit.i wanted to ask what to wear for this party ? i fear to be under or over dressed .See More
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