i got tix to an opera labelled as "black tie optional." i'm not sure if that means i should go with a tux or something sloppier, because i cant imagine what other citizens of my city are planning to wear, and i don't want to be underdressed but i REALLY don't want to be overdressed. any 667 emily posts got some tips?
Wear something that looks relatively fancy, but becomes more casual when you remove a few accessories, like a tie or cufflinks or whatever you have available. Then assess the situation when you're there. Eventually, if you're driving there, bring both a casual jacket and a blazer, and keep whichever one you don't need in the car.
Post by Hermes (or Herms) on May 16, 2016 12:39:10 GMT -5
My feeling would be that if it's 'back tie optional' that means it's definitely formal, and if you choose not to wear black tie (i.e. a tuxedo), you ought to wear a suit. But customs may be different where you are: I dunno.
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Post by Terry Craig on May 16, 2016 18:25:14 GMT -5
Wear a tee with a tux print #fancy
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