There is joy in receiving an invitation but do you stress on what to wear for that particular occasion?  Ooh yes, it can be worrying because good looks matters! Worry no more! Here are some tips for you.

Clothing is a primary instrument in creating a positive first impression just as much as appearance matter in real and fundamental ways that affect our daily life. How one dresses is key and it applies to both men and women. https://www.strathmore.edu/news/first-impressions-are-lasting/

Why should one give a damn on how s/he dress? Here are the reasons.

Human beings are superficial and they make snap judgements on what they see first. Clearly what you choose to wear will definitely have a direct effect on people’s default assumption.

Dressing well boosts your self-image, confidence and the idea of what you deserve. We tend to perform better in life when we feel that we deserve to perform better. Equally, the automatic assumption that a well-dressed person should be treat with respect works well when it’s your reflection in the mirror.

The requirements of dressing sharp teaches important life aspects like being responsible. The keeping track of details on what to wear reinforces mental habits of attention to details and planning ahead. This translates usefully into everything else we do including career and skills.

Clothing can increase your perceived status among the people you meet because it serves as a substitute for character in the eyes of those who do not know you well enough to judge you by anything else. Society is simply visually based.

Specific clothing pieces makes statements about you from your profession to your passions. For example, uniforms and semi- uniforms speak volumes about the roles and responsibilities on holds at a certain working position.

More reason and details are found on: https://www.realmenrealstyle.com/looks-matter-men/


Formal wear/ black tie: under this category, women are supposed to wear floor length/ long dresses and hair typically worn in an up do while men put on suits with a vest and a black/white bow tie. A formal wear is worn in events such as weddings, dinner and royal events. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_dress_codes

Semi-formal wear/ cocktail: women are supposed to wear an above the knee dress or an evening pantsuit and sparkling jewelry while men do a suit and an optional tie. Typical events include theatre opening nights, charity balls etc. https://www.etiquetteschoolofamerica.com/six-easy-tips-for-knowing-what-to-wear/

Casual wear: casual wear include business casual, smart casual and holiday casual. There is no specific rules under this category but for women blazers, shorts, jeans, tee-shirts, flip-flops, jewelry and flats or heels. For men, denims, chino pants, t-shirts, sports coats and khakis.

Find out more on: https://www.vogue.com.au/fashion/what-do-i-wear/the-five-most-common-dress-codes-and-what-they-actually-mean-for-men-and-women/news-story/23dcfe57bf5b9eac6db84a60f7e4bfbc


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