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What does a man wear when an invitation says 'smart cocktail dress'?

(6 Posts)
Birdly Thu 17-Jul-08 11:01:37

Am clueless about this sort of thing. I think the only smart thing DH owns is his weddings/funerals/interviews suit! grin

All advice welcome!

MrsBadger Thu 17-Jul-08 11:07:36


but with a nice tie not a businessy striped one

Birdly Thu 17-Jul-08 11:26:31

Thanks Mrs B. Can you tell we don't get out much?! grin

bagsforlife Thu 17-Jul-08 11:41:30

What used to be known as a 'lounge suit' as opposed to black tie (dinner jacket etc)!! Feel v old now.

Mumsnut Sat 19-Jul-08 19:36:12

He could always wear a smart cocktail dress ...

Lola234 Mon 21-Jul-08 10:18:58

a black or grey suit.

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