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I am sure we can all agree that evening wear ranks above dinner wear in formality, but how about from there on down? Granted, the basis of this discussion omit variables that are of (some) importance, but would you agree with this basic formality ranking? What then of the tielessly worn light linen suit?

Evening/Morning dress
Dinner wear
Lounge suit with shirt and tie
Blazer with flannels, shirt and tie
Sport coat with flannels, shirt and tie
Blazer with chinos, shirt and tie
Sport coat with chinos, shirt and tie
Blazer with chinos
Sport coat with chinos
Sport coat with jeans
Shirt
Polo shirt