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Q and Answer: What Is Cocktail Attire?

February 17, 2011

Q And Answer: What Is Cocktail Attire?

Kyle writes: When one is instructed to wear cocktail attire, what is appropriate? Cocktail attire doesn’t have a strict definition…

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What to Wear to a Royal Wedding

February 8, 2011

What To Wear To A Royal Wedding

What to Wear to a Royal Wedding

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You don’t need to wear a tuxedo if you’re being married

January 26, 2011

You Don’t Need To Wear A Tuxedo If You’re Being Married

I’ve written extensively on the subject of weddings, but I’ve been getting more emails, so I’ll write it again. You…

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Jes is my boy, but these joints are crazy femme

January 5, 2011

Jes Is My Boy, But These Joints Are Crazy Femme

cbenjamin: Jes is my boy, but these joints are crazy femme.  Seriously, my little sister had Easter shoes that looked…

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Q and Answer: What To Wear To A Funeral?

January 5, 2011

Q And Answer: What To Wear To A Funeral?

DTC asks: Funerals often get mentioned as a slam against the black suit. However, what is appropriate wear for a…

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Morning dress, gentlemen

November 28, 2010

Morning Dress, Gentlemen

youdontmeet: thisfits: Morning dress, gentlemen. We must revive the tradition of wearing this for weddings in America. Who’s with me?…

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Q and Answer: Can I Wear a Bow Tie to a Wedding?

October 27, 2010

Q And Answer: Can I Wear A Bow Tie To A Wedding?

Maria asks: I will be attending a wedding fairly soon and was thinking of wearing a bow-tie instead of a…

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Cary Grant and Sophia Loren

September 24, 2010

Cary Grant And Sophia Loren

hedda-hopper: Cary Grant and Sophia Loren Dress in proper black tie, and perhaps this will happen to you.

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Our friends at Improv Everywhere

September 1, 2010

Our Friends At Improv Everywhere

Our friends at Improv Everywhere dressed for a formal ball, then headed to the beach.  Delightful, as always. Of note:…

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Charlie & Co

August 23, 2010

Charlie & Co

charlietodd: (photo by Ari Scott) I spent the day at the beach yesterday with a few hundred other folks in…

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Q and Answer: Choosing an Engagement Ring

August 17, 2010

Q And Answer: Choosing An Engagement Ring

A reader (whose name will not be disclosed for obvious reasons) writes: I understand that Put This On is primarily…

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David Mitchell on black tie

August 14, 2010

David Mitchell On Black Tie

Let’s try this again.  David Mitchell on black tie. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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The great advantages of black tie

August 11, 2010

The Great Advantages Of Black Tie

The always-charming David Mitchell on the great advantages of black tie. (Thanks, Richard.) (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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STYLE CELEBRITIES: THEY’RE JUST LIKE YOU!

August 1, 2010

STYLE CELEBRITIES: THEY’RE JUST LIKE YOU!

THEIR MOMS HAVE GARDENS. THEY GO TO WEDDINGS. THEIR WIFE INSISTS THEY TAKE A PICTURE OF THEIR OUTFIT BECAUSE THEY…

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Simon Crompton in his wedding suit

June 21, 2010

Simon Crompton In His Wedding Suit

How lovely does Simon Crompton, from Permanent Style, look in his wedding suit? This is relatively informal wedding attire for…

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