Do You Need to Wear a Dress?

When you get invited to an event, or you plan to go to some sort of celebration, you may be trying to figure out just what you need to wear. How can you make sure that you’re not going to be too underdressed or overdressed? Here are a few tips that you can use in order to figure out whether you should be looking at Special occasion dresses or just jeans and a t-shirt for an event.

  • Does it specify what you should wear on the invitation? Sometimes, invitations are going to give you all of the information that you need to know when it comes to figuring out what you should wear. Look around on that before you try any of the other methods listed here.
  • Where is it located? If it is in a church, a fancy banquet hall, or somewhere else that calls for formality, then you will likely need to wear something more formal (like a dress). If it’s outside or in other areas where it may be inconvenient to wear formal clothing, it may be better to wear something that is a little more casual and comfortable when you go to the vent instead.
  • Is it a wedding, prom, or other similar event? If the event falls into one of these categories, then you will likely need a dress or pants suit unless it is otherwise specified on the invitation, which is why we mentioned the first tip in this guide. This is usually a good rule of thumb for anything that you’re trying to go to.
  • Just ask. If you really aren’t sure, just contact the RSVP or someone else who is going in order to inquire as to what you should be wearing to the event.