Black Tie Event &Cocktail Party Dress Code

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The end of year is an exciting time, a time for all kinds of parties. If your mailbox is not overflowing with invites to weddings, corporate end of year parties, black tie events/galas, cocktail parties then you’re bound to get some very soon. Themed events can leave you in a wardrobe dilemma, you don’t want to be over dressed or under dressed. Here is a simple guide for you:

Black Tie Event.

Black tie is a dress code for social events that starts from 6pm. It can be a gala, fundraiser, wedding etc. This kind of an event calls for a sophisticated look. Put on a floor length gown in a simple flattering silhouette. A gown in dark colors is suitable and elegant, Opt for rich fabrics such as silk, lace, satin, velvet. Adorn yourself with classy jewelry, if you choose an embellished dress remember to keep your accessories minimal. Clutch bags and wristlets are a sure way to complete your evening look.

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BlackTie-Sarai-Afrique-Fashion-House

For a less formal black tie event, a sophisticated cocktail dress can make an ideal outfit. If you choose to wear a cocktail dress Just make sure you choose the right kind of cocktail dress for the event you’re attending. Selecting one that’s structured or elegant and that sits at the knees is always a good idea.  Keep the colors black, chic metallic, brown so as not to look too casual. Complete your ensemble with accessories and a pair of heel.

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BlackTie-Sarai-Afrique-Fashion-House

Cocktail Party

A cocktail party is a social gathering after work hours. A general rule to follow when attending any cocktail party is to dress a little fancier than you would on a normal day. It is always better to be slightly overdressed than underdressed. Bring out your LBD collection, fancy jumpsuits & dresses, Shirt dresses. Midi-skirts are also ideal for this parties. Accessorize you look with classy jewelry, clutch bags and shoes.

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Cocktail-Sarai-Afrique-Fashion-House

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