We all feel excited to get an invitation to an event. But if they call for a dress-code, then we feel restrictions. Especially when it is a black-tie event as we know it is the most formal dress-code after the white tie. So there are fewer chances of flexibilities there.
Here is a guide for the Black Tie event.
BLACK TIE EVENT JACKET
When you are looking for attire, then go for a sleek black well-tailored single-breasted jacket with single-button closure it should have a peak lapels which will suit any body type, pockets should be the flap. Alternatively, you can opt for midnight blue color and shawl lapel which will give you a classy look. And pockets should be the flap.
BLACK TIE EVENT SHIRT
Go for a white standard color shirt while fabric should be 100% cotton with broadcloth or twill finish. When it comes to cufflink, the most formal and best option is French cufflinks. Collars should be semi-spread, and classic wingtip collars are the most traditional ones. Pleated or Pique bib shirts will look elegant in a black-tie event.
BLACK TIE EVENT TIE
An essential part of black tie dress-code is to wear a black bow tie. You can still add variations to it by experimenting with different sizes of bow-tie with different fabrics like velvet, but its black color should match your jacket’s surface
BLACK TIE EVENT TROUSERS
Trousers should be made with the same fabric and color of the surface jacket unless it is made with fabric. Ensure that your trousers are perfectly hemmed and a slim fit that will give you an elegant look.
BLACK TIE EVENT SHOES
You should wear sleek shoes that must be shining. The best choice to wear with a tuxedo is black patent oxfords, calfskin, and Venetian loafers. If you don’t have appropriate shoes, then rent one.So I hope this guide gave you an idea of a black-tie dress code. You can still add an extra flair to your look by wearing a waistcoat, cummerbund, and a sleek watch. And you can’t afford this type of dress-code then you can rent attire but keeping all the tips in mind. If you have any suggestions or queries, let us know.