Hi all. First time poster, long time lurker... I'm in need of some assistance!
I'm 24 years old, and I recently found out I'll be attending my Uncle's 60th birthday next month. The dress code is 'Evening Wear' & it's being held at a venue where wedding receptions are often conducted. I need it spelled out for me: does this sound like tuxedo territory? I'm starting to feel a little hot under the collar because I have nothing in my wardrobe that approaches that caliber. Of course, I want to make a strong impact, but I'm only willing to spend a few hundred bucks if I can get away with it.
I saw this on ebay... It's cheap, a hundred bucks, & Italian made... But I've never heard of the brand (Lebole Uomo?). There are no measurements provided but I'm usually a medium/40/50 and I have a decent tailor. Do you think it might work sans vest?
The only 'nice' shoes I own... Church's derbies in burgundy. Am I right in thinking these are utterly inappropriate?
Any advice or input would be greatly appreciated.