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While offices and other working environments are increasingly taking a casual approach when it comes to what to wear, formal wear remains incredibly important. Whether it's for a job interview, wedding, or another important occasion, most people want to look smart and appropriate for the big moments in their lives, and formal wear plays a huge part in this. This website is a guide to formal wear, what works best at what time, and whether the guests at an event should buy or rent the formal wear that may be required.
Most of the time, the invite to a wedding, dinner, or another formal event will give some guidance as to exactly how formal the guests are expected to be. Generally, due to the weather in the summer, in hot climates, event organizers take a slightly more relaxed approach to the dress code so that people don't suffer in the heat. Still, it's not always clear from the invitation if this has been taken into account. It's generally better to ask for additional guidance than to arrive at the event and discover that the dress code is not what was expected.
As a general rule, people who have to dress for formal occasions more than twice a year will save money in the long run if they invest in formal clothing rather than renting it each time, but this will vary according to budget and taste, so it's generally best for people to compare before deciding.
The ultimate guide to how to look good at a formal occasion or party. This comprehensive and complete guide to formal wear has some insiders' tips