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What to wear to an awards dinner?

(5 Posts)
keepingupwiththejoneses Mon 06-Jun-11 15:28:18

I have just found out that I have been invite to my local councils sports awards dinner as part of my job. It is next wednesday so quite short notice.
I dont have the time or money to buy anything new. I have no idea what sort of thing someone should wear to this type of thing, do I wear a trouser suit or little black dress or what. Help!

worldgonecrazy Mon 06-Jun-11 15:40:35

What does it say on the official invitations? Black tie? Lounge Suit? Smart business?

keepingupwiththejoneses Mon 06-Jun-11 15:46:28

That is just the problem, no ticket until next week sad argh! I like to plan in advance.

worldgonecrazy Mon 06-Jun-11 16:05:41

Who is organising the event? Phone them and ask them what the dress code is. Black tie is easy. Lounge suit can mean cocktail dresses or something slightly less flash - it depends on the event. Maybe a nice maxi dress or the ever-faithfull LBD. Smart business is what it says on the tin.

keepingupwiththejoneses Mon 06-Jun-11 18:24:28

I am seeing one of the organisers on wednesday, well she is involved, so will ask her then. I think LBD maybe the way to go, I can dress it up to the correct level then can't I.

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