If the occasion is nice enough to require a coat, then you leave it on for the entire event. As my grandma (the queen of etiquette, at least in my book) always said "A gentleman never removes his coat". I have fond memories of being at family wedding in the middle of summer and siting around a table with my uncles jokeing about who would passout first from the heat. They said atleast if we passed out, we would look good doing it and Grandma would be proud.
2/14/12 at 3:44pm