Should a man dress better or equal to his female date

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  1. Perdogg

    Perdogg Well-Known Member

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    Should a man dress better or equal to his female date? I was at dinner tonight and I notice this stunning blonde wearing a tight black summer dress. It wasn't a formal dress, but a step up from her date. I was thinking, should a man dress at least as formal, if not better, than his female date?
     


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    If both are dressed to the occasion, how do you judge who is dressed better? I think it's too subjective.
     


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    Should a man dress better or equal to his female date? I was at dinner tonight and I notice this stunning blonde wearing a tight black summer dress. It wasn't a formal dress, but a step up from her date. I was thinking, should a man dress at least as formal, if not better, than his female date?

    What was the guy wearing?
     


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    If both are dressed to the occasion, how do you judge who is dressed better? I think it's too subjective.

    That's a good question. I am sure the experts here can give an objective criteria. [​IMG]
     


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    A man can be dressed well but shouldn't upstage the date. Unless he doesn't care for a second date.
     


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    What was the guy wearing?

    Business casual button down with business casual trousers.
     


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    Equal to.

    Inequality of dress both looks and feels awkward.
     


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    Sounds like they were almost equal in todays non-SF world.

    Otherwise he would need a coat and tie.
     


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    Sounds like they were almost equal in todays non-SF world.

    Otherwise he would need a coat and tie.


    I agree with you to an extent. She looked like she dressed well, where as he looked thrown together.
     


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    I agree with you to an extent. She looked like she dressed well, where as he looked thrown together.

    He's banging the hot blonde, maybe you should fallow suite.
     


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    He's banging the hot blonde, maybe you should fallow suite.

    You are right.
     


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    He's banging the hot blonde, maybe you should fallow suite.


    +1, this is a world of fedoras, spectator shoes and bow ties. In the real world people dress like the dude with the hot blonde.
     


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    +1, this is a world of fedoras, spectator shoes and bow ties. In the real world people dress like the dude with the hot blonde.

    Her skirt was so tight the zipper was stretched out.
     


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    Should a man dress better or equal to his female date? I was at dinner tonight and I notice this stunning blonde wearing a tight black summer dress. It wasn't a formal dress, but a step up from her date. I was thinking, should a man dress at least as formal, if not better, than his female date?

    A lot of women prefer to look better than men when out in public. I've had too many women I know for years say, "I saw you but did not say hi because I felt you would not respond."

    Surprisingly, it only happens when I sport a suit.
     


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    The smart guy with the hot blonde dresses like Tony Soprano and laughs at the guys who try too hard.
     


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