Garden Party 4-6-2011

Look the part(y).

How to dress when attending an outdoor event—from casual to formal.

If you’re familiar with the movie Wedding Crashers, Vince Vaughan’s character initially refused an invite to the Cleary family compound because he had “nothing to wear.” And, upon arriving, what was he given for the outdoor activities that were planned? Madras pants. While it wasn’t a look he was used to, he pulled it off. You have this same style opportunity when invited to a warm-weather outdoor event—and it’s one you shouldn’t pass up. Keep in mind, there are degrees of formality when it comes to these kinds of events. It’s best to acquaint yourself with the ... Read the full story »