What To Wear For A Black-Tie Event

April 6, 2018


Event Company Singapore: If you've never heard of a black-tie event, think of it as a very swanky glamorous event where everyone is dressed to the nines. But, there is a specific dress code to follow when it comes to black-tie events and we are here to help you know what to wear for such a prestigious event: leading event company singapore

1. Dinner Jacket


The main thing that makes this different to your usual suit jacket is the contrasting material to the lapel (the long collar of the jacket), with a silk material or similar, so you won’t be able to wear your suit jacket to these events.In terms of colour, you should only be opting for black or a dark blue/midnight navy. #1 event company in singapore







2. White Dress Shirt

Typically, when you’re wearing a black tie dress code with a bow tie, you should wear a dress shirt with a wing tip collar. A wing tip collar is a very small and unique shirt collar that lets the majority of the bow tie be visible around the back of your neck, with just a couple of small wings at the front to cover it. Thankfully there isn't such strict rules of dress etiquette so it is perfectly acceptable to wear a normal collared dress shirt and bow tie. Top Event Company Singapore


3. Waistcoat


Waistcoats are a great way to add some extra detail to an outfit that, on it’s own can start to come a bit plain. The waistcoat is about the only part of a black tie outfit where it’s acceptable to wear something that isn’t black or white, but if you want to wear a classic black tie outfit then you can just wear a black waistcoat and this will still be very stylish. Best Event Company in Singapore









4. Cummerbund


The cummerbund is a piece of material, usually made from satin or silk, that sits around the top of the trousers and the bottom of the shirt. All you’ll have to do is tie the cummerbund around your bottom half of your waist and fasten it at the back. If you’ve opted for a bow tie in a different colour to black then your cummerbund should match. Event Company Singapore



5. Bow Tie


No black-tie ensemble is complete without the classic bow tie, preferably in black. Don’t worry if you don’t know how to tie a bow tie, you can just buy ready-tied ones. Otherwise, if you are eager to tie your own bow tie from scratch, here's a simple step-by-step tutorial to get you started. leading event company singapore







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