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Mirror, Mirror on the wall, what shall I wear to the Ball

Mirror, Mirror on the wall, what shall I wear to the Ball

Holidays are coming and that usually means dressier events. What to wear is sometimes confusing. Depending on what part of the country you live in dress codes vary across the nation.

Dress is designated by the man's apparel, as women's styles are more subject to change. If a woman walks into a room and sees another women wearing the same dress it can be considered a disaster (:<). BUT when a man walks into a room and sees all the other men wearing the same thing, HE knows that HE got it right. Whew!!!!!

So that there is no confusion about proper dress, the following definitions of modes of dress are offered:

Dress Code ##1 –Typical Formal Events to Celebrate the Holidays or Occasion

NOTE: Men should not remove their jackets at White Tie and Black Tie affairs.

Code ##2 – Special Formal Events (Often Charity or Holiday Balls, Fundraisers, Grand New Year's Events