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The Guide to What to Wear & Where

Here is a quick break down of the most highly requested “what do I wear” looks:


- opt for a dark-coloured suit, such as black, charcoal grey, or navy.

- Pair the suit with a crisp, white or black dress shirt.

- Wear a conservative tie in a solid, muted colour, most traditionally black

- Choose black or dark brown dress shoes depending on the colour of your suit.

- Keep accessories minimal and understated.


- Go for a stylish, casual look that reflects your personal style.

- Wear a comfortable pair of jeans or chinos.

- Pair it with a crisp simple block colour tee or a printed tee if you prefer.

- Layer with a neat denim or leather jacket.

- Complete the look with leather sneakers or boots.

Wedding Guest:

- Wear a well-fitted suit in a classic colour like navy, charcoal grey (personally I avoid back

for weddings). If you are a little more daring, consider deep green, mauve or an interesting

check or windowpane.

- opt for a light-coloured dress shirt, such as white or light blue, be mindful not to convey a

corporate aesthetic.

- Choose a tie that adds a touch of elegance and character. It is not imperative to match

your partners colour in this regard.

- Wear polished dress shoes that complement the suit (and socks always darker than the


- Consider a pocket square for a sophisticated touch. Do not match tie and pocket square


- Wear a formal business suit in a conservative colour, such as navy or charcoal grey. Studies

show that black in open court appears to convey mistrust or guilt so veer away.

- Pair it with a crisp white or light blue dress shirt.

- Choose a classic tie in a solid or subtle pattern.

- Wear polished black or dark brown dress shoes.

- Keep accessories minimal and professional.

Job Interview:

- Wear a tailored suit in a classic colour like navy or charcoal grey. Avoid black.

- Pair it with a well-ironed, solid-coloured dress shirt.

- opt for a conservative tie that complements the suit.

- Wear polished dress shoes that match the suit and are in good condition.

- Ensure belt is also in need and tidy condition

- Keep grooming neat and tidy.


- Dress according to the specific birthday celebration's dress code (e.g., casual, semi-formal).

- opt for a well-fitted button-up shirt paired with chinos or dress pants.

- Choose footwear that suits the occasion, such as loafers or clean sneakers.

- Accessorize with a watch or a stylish belt, if appropriate.

Family Occasion:

- Dress according to the formality and style of the occasion.

- For a casual gathering, go for well-fitted jeans or chinos and a casual shirt.

- For a more formal event, wear a dress shirt with dress pants or a suit.

- Choose footwear that matches the occasion, such as loafers or dress shoes.

- Accessorize subtly, such as with a nice watch or a tasteful bracelet.

Remember, these are general guidelines, and it is important to consider the specific details

and requirements of each occasion.

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