With many festive occasions, you feel that there have to be a lot of outfits. But that’s not the case. You can mix and match. Christmas is a big festival. And what you wear for Christmas can be worn for other occasions too. There are Christmas outfits that are meant for every party. So, what you wear for Christmas can be worn for other parties too.
So, here’s is a list of events where Christmas outfits can look rocking for men:
Black Tie Dress Code
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Sometimes, you don’t have a black tie clothing. Sometimes a dinner jacket is required and you don’t want to spend on a suit. This is because you won’t wear that suit very often. So, to make sense you have to do something. When the black tie event comes around, it is best to be prepared rather than panic. Chances are that it comes in December. The first thing is don’t rent a suit. Instead, you can go for versatile pieces that you can wear whole year. You don’t have to buy a full tuxedo for a black tie event and wear a black tie. You can start with a jacket. You can get something textured in blue that has shawl lapels. You can wear this in less formal attire.
Regular tuxedos are worn with a white shirt and bow tie. But a party is not a regular thing. You can wear a roll neck without a tie. You can wear tuxedo trousers. You can wear chinos. You can pair them with Chelsea boots.
When the invitation says black tie, this is the way you can plan and set yourself up for the modern evening. Besides this, you can wear a tuxedo blazer along with a formal dress shirt. And then, you can experiment with the tie. You can wear a normal formal tie. But to experiment, you can wear a bow tie. You can keep a matching pocket square that is of red color. You can choose a velvet and silk texture or even rayon.
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You are invited to a party and that’s a festive one. So, buy something fun and festive. You can opt for a knit with a print. The colors should match with what you have in your wardrobe. You can wear a textured jumper in a navy mix. You can wear something smart. You can wear a subtle pair of pinstripe or suit trousers in navy. It can be in soft wool or cotton blend. You can complete the look with a pair of brown leather boots. These will look smart and stylish. When the party is festive-themed, it means a lot of colors. So, don’t be miser on that part for the party. You can wear an array of colors like red, maroon, black, blue, navy, and what not. The pants can be formal, jeans, or chinos. You can wear designer blazers. The shoes have to be comfortable. This is because you have to dance.
Party at friend’s place
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There is generally no dress code for this. So, you can put in extra efforts. Here, you don’t have to impress, but still you need to work on. The cold weather comes with a lot of layering options. So, you can wear chunky knits under larger pieces of outerwear. You can wear a roll neck under an overcoat. You can wear denim and a pair of rubber-sole boots. You can add a scarf. It can be of oversized checks or grey or black tones. It will complement the coat.
Dressing for a night party in cold weather can be tricky. You will be freezing outside and also sweating if you dance a lot. So, layering is the key. And go for a more compact coat like a bomber jacket or shearling jacket.
You can pay more attention to your middle layer. Shirt should be untucked and it can be worn with a slim fit jeans. You can wear a roll neck. So, you can take off the jacket also. And you would have a monochromatic look ready.
So, if the party is at a friend’s place, you can follow the above-mentioned things. The main point is that a roll neck works well. You can wear a black roll neck and a tux that is red. You can choose a bright color like olive too. You can wear a bow tie, if “black tie” is specified. Then, you can wear a dress shirt and a tux. It should be a little formal.
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The office party is a tricky thing. This means your usual office attire and whether there is a dress code or not. Also, one thing to take care of is what you will be doing in the party. You should choose an inoffensive outfit. it should lie in the middle of the smart-casual spectrum, meaning not too smart and not too casual. You can go for tailoring separates. The main thing is to not look too smart. You have to forgo ties and business suits. You can choose an unstructured blazer with soft shoulders. You can wear a collar shirt or knitted polo.
Then, when the top is done, you can wear slightly cropped, pleated trousers in a dark shade. The trousers should be darker than the jacket. And then, you need to pair them with loafers. This is a good deal when you are going to a dinner that’s fancy. Or, when you are going to the dance floor.
Office party is an uncertain terrain. It gives you lesser opportunity in terms of attire decisions. You can wear a traditional formal shirt in red or maroon. You can wear double-breasted suits or double-breasted blazers. You have to keep the colors formal and subtle. That is the key. You can complete the look with Brogues, loafers, or Oxford shoes. This shows easy demeanor.
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The corporate party is a stuffy affair. This requires you to look smart and dignified. But you don’t have to look as if you have come out of a meeting. Because it’s a party affair. So, the answer to what you should be wearing is the roll neck. It works really well. It is a dignified item. It has the ability to transform you. It makes you look elegant.
So, you can wear a standard dark grey double-breasted suit. It is powerful. If it has a nice fitting, then it will show your muscular physique. Any color roll neck would do but you should go for a bolder color..