What kind of dress do you wear to a formal event?

What kind of dress do you wear to a formal event?A black tie affair is considered a formal event. Years ago when you were invited to a black tie or formal event women were expected to wear a floor length gown. Today cocktail dresses are appropriate and considered more modern than long dresses for most black tie affairs / formal events. Exceptions might be a royal black tie affair or Presidential Ball when a floor length is correct. Dressy pants and tops are also appropriate black tie apparel today. If you know the hostess you may discuss what the expected attire is for the event. Choose on what suits you, your legs and your relative age.


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