Fashion & Beauty

How to Dress up For a Formal Event!

After we receive the invitation, we are a little excited and happy to be invited, so we respond with the positive. Then comes the moment to confront her invitation card and her nebulous dress code to our wardrobe. And here is the drama.

Before an important event, we often find ourselves in front of the dressing room without really knowing what to put, some even try dozens of outfits in front of the mirror but are never really convinced.
So to avoid getting stuck in front of your closet the day before your next event, i have prepared the list of the most common dress codes and what they mean concretely.

Here are the answer to how to dress up for a formal event!

Gala or “white tie”
Gala outfits are the most formal of all dress codes: women wear long gala dresses, sometimes even with gloves and / or shawls, and hair is usually tied into a bun.

Smart Casual
Here we are, the most schizophrenic dress code on our list: smart casual combines sophistication and relaxation and complicates the task.
Heels and flat shoes are appropriate for the “casual chic” look sought after here. Jeans can even be considered if worn with something chic like a blazer on top.
The ideal in my opinion? The culotte skirt or the palazzo pants with a chic top and heels.
Remember, yes, it’s possible to be too dressed for an event, and it’s just as uncomfortable as not being enough. So avoid long dresses and too much glamor!

City outfit

For women, we generally opt for a formal dress (the pants are admitted), but this time, there is more room for maneuver in terms of length. Always choose a length below the knee, but not necessarily to the ground.

Cocktail
A dress above the knee is quite appropriate for when it is written “cocktail outfit” on the invitation card! That said, short does not mean without class: keep a proper length and appropriate cleavage.
A dress above the knee is quite appropriate for when it is written “cocktail outfit” on the invitation card! That said, short does not mean without class: keep a proper length and appropriate cleavage.

Evening dress or “black tie”
Women usually wear a formal / long gala dress, but exceptions can be made.
The cocktail dress is tolerated, provided you keep neutral colors such as black or navy, to avoid appearing too casual.
Whatever you choose, the golden rule to avoid being not perfectly dressed, is to imagine yourself in a room full of men in suits and women who may have chosen to wear a gala dress.