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What does "Cocktail Attire" mean?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by rajesh06, Feb 13, 2007.

  1. NORE

    NORE Senior member

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    Anything you would wear that results in getting your cock into a tail. ;)

    enter Edmorel :)
     
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  2. loarbmhs

    loarbmhs Senior member

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    It means suit. And tie. Period, end of story.

    And even if other attendees are dressed like they just got off the golf course, you will feel better and classier being a bit over dressed than under dressed. It's a wedding for gosh sakes!

    And please no black suit ever--unless it's a tuxedo.

    Black suits are strictly for a waiter or an undertaker, and have no business being worn by "civilians." They won't make you look more formal/cocktail appropriate, but they will make you look washed out, because no one except Morticia Addams looks good in a black suit.

    If you have any doubt, call any Savile Row tailor, the epitome of elegance and propriety. They will argue vehemently that one should not wear a black suit, except in formal wear.

    End of my rant. Have a great time!
     

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