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Christmas part attire ?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by JLA, Dec 3, 2004.

  1. JLA

    JLA Active Member

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    I'm going to my wife's x-mas party this sat. and I'm not sure what to wear.
    The party is a buffet for about 100 people with a DJ. The guests are hospital staff and doctors. Any help...

    Thanks
     
  2. Alexis

    Alexis Senior member

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    black suit, black shirt, no tie, black shoes [​IMG]
     
  3. ROT

    ROT Senior member

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    The punch bowl [​IMG] Or a blazer and grey flannels. I have a red vest that I wear to such ocaissions, too. With lots of dark cloting I tend to wear red socks at this time of year. But then, I don't take myself seriously at all.
     
  4. Mike C.

    Mike C. Senior member

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    Wear a red Christmas vest, over a white turtleneck and khakis with loafers.
     
  5. johnnynorman3

    johnnynorman3 Senior member

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    Alexis's recommended outfit is to cool, I think, if you are over 30 or not a cool cat naturally. I could never pull off the black/black look. But I would go with a dark suit and cool shirt (not plain white) without tie and black shoes. If you have a checked spread collar shirt with a charcoal suit maybe?
     
  6. JLA

    JLA Active Member

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    very funny...
     
  7. JLA

    JLA Active Member

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    Definitely no tie [​IMG]
     
  8. Alexis

    Alexis Senior member

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    I'd stay away from the Christmas vest syndrome.

    That's nearly as bad as Brooks Brothers cords with duckies.
     
  9. JLA

    JLA Active Member

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    I thought a suit and tie might be required because of the
    crowd etc.
     
  10. Roy

    Roy Senior member

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    It is not a shame to ask for the dress code. It saves you some frustration [​IMG]
     
  11. Mike C.

    Mike C. Senior member

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    Whoa... where's all of your holiday spirit?

    WHO wears black at Christmas?
     

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