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Invited to some "Millionaires Ball" in the Upper East Side. What should I wear?

HighSociety

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One of my close friends - who is more of a business partner now, invited me to a party hosted in somebody's Penthouse. Formal attire, obviously. Its going to be on Valentines Day, so Im wondering a simple tux with a red bow tie? I'll pick this up if it gets reasonable approval.

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Forget the red tie.

Perhaps a red pocket square, or boutonniere?

Or some seasonal studs and cufflinks, if not too garish.
 

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Don't do the red tie unless it is an 80s Theme Party.
 

zjpj83

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Red pocket square sounds nice
 

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I'd go with standard black tie but make your date wear red . . . .
 

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The tux is fine, but I think you´d be on the safe side with a white linen square and a black bow tie. I feel that semi-formal evening wear should stand out by virtue of its simplicity and quality rather than by gimmicky details.
 

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Originally Posted by ccffm1
The tux is fine, but I think you´d be on the safe side with a white linen square and a black bow tie. I feel that semi-formal evening wear should stand out by virtue of its simplicity and quality rather than by gimmicky details.
I also feel that you'll stand out with a white linen square and black bow tie rather than a red tie or ps. A red flower in your lapel would add a nice touch. Besides, other men are likely to sport a red tie or ps.
 

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This:

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Its a possibility. Regardless of his wealthy friends, Im the only one with the Bentley.
 

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