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Need some suggestions/ideas for formal event

Rayford Booth

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Ok so i have just been informed today that i have a event i have to attend in mid november that is fairly high class event. It is not a tux event but I do want to show up with bit of a pop.

My thinking is that i was going to go with a dark suit(have not decided on two or three button) (possibly with some pin stripes), white pocket square and a thin tie.

So i thought i should give this forum a yelp and see what suggestions and comments i get. Please be honest and dont sugar coat, but if you do comment dont just say bad idea give me reasons and solutions.




Thanks
 

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With no real information on the event, what you look like or what cloths you have available it's hard to help.

If you're thinking an ultra thin guards tie, I'd avoid that though.

Depends on the event, but I might go for a semi dinner jacket. Midnight blue or black, jetted pockets (or tucked flaps), single or two button open quarters with self faced peak lapel and double vents. Worn with a nice regular neck tie.
 

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I am 6' tall with dark brown hair.
I am of medium build with fairly wide shoulders.

I am open to the clothes as i am most likely going to use this event as an excuse to buy a new suit.
I am willing to buy ties, shoes, shirts etc to go with.

Price range is nothing to high.
Suits i have looked at in the past are: CK, Chaps Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren, JOE, Tallia, and Michael Kors, But i am open to other names and styles.

It is a Business dinner with maybe some dancing.

There will be lots of business punks with their windsor knots that are as think as their necks.
 

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I'd just go with a well fitted white shirt with turn down collar.
 

Rayford Booth

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Ok. But i will be needing to wear a suit. I was originally thinking to wear white as i have been told it looks pretty good one me. Any comments on a suit color/style?

Thanks
 

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Originally Posted by Rayford Booth
Ok. But i will be needing to wear a suit. I was originally thinking to wear white as i have been told it looks pretty good one me. Any comments on a suit color/style?

Thanks


Black, midnight blue or perhaps charcoal or mid gray, but it really depends on what suits you. I'd go with black or navy blue for myself.
 

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I would not wear pin stripes to an evening event - pinstripes are for buisness suits.

If it was me I woud buy the nicest dark navy, 2 button suit you can afford (You will wear again and again and again). Black shoes, black belt as it is after 6pm. White shirt. Have fun with your tie and PS.
 

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I suggest a lime green blazer, bright orange pants, silver tie, purple shirt, red top hat, and sequined shoes.

Trust me, it will work.
 

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Originally Posted by AC7
I suggest a lime green blazer, bright orange pants, silver tie, purple shirt, red top hat, and sequined shoes. Trust me, it will work.
And I suggest you go visit the decommissioned Chernobyl nuclear power plant, and just for kicks, get into the sarcophagus somehow, find some FCM and use is as an exfoliate with your showers from now on.
 

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Originally Posted by JeffsWood
I would not wear pin stripes to an evening event - pinstripes are for buisness suits.

If it was me I woud buy the nicest dark navy, 2 button suit you can afford (You will wear again and again and again). Black shoes, black belt as it is after 6pm. White shirt. Have fun with your tie and PS.

I agree, I wouldn't wear a pinstripe suit. A solid navy or charcoal would look nice, though mine would be a 3 rolled to 2.
 

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