3 Summer Celebration Dressing Tips

With May just around the corner, this marks the unofficial start to special occasion season. Whether it is a summer wedding, religious function, or just a couple of fancy dinner parties, chances are you probably have a few commitments penciled in on the calendar.

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Knowing what to wear on these types of occasions is probably the most difficult part. With the help of my girlfriend Hillory and our friends at RW&CO., we put together a list of three tips to keep you looking sharp when shopping for celebratory attire.

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  1. Compliment your date

Whether you’re bringing your girlfriend, wife, or a lady friend you have been seeing, it is never a bad idea to ask what she plans on wearing. Complementing your date can be as simple as wearing a pocket square that corresponds with her dress, or as complex as pairing multiple patterns like in my outfit. Just remember, complimenting does not mean matching; so tread carefully.

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  1. Go floral

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. So why not incorporate this principle into your attire? I know you are probably thinking, “Do I have to wear a bold floral shirt?” The simple answer is no. Incorporating a flower here and there is probably a lot easier than you think. For this look, I decided that my bowtie was going to be the floral element.

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  1. Don’t forget to check your suit

Typically when you attend a special occasion, a sea of grey and navy suits will fill the room. This season, stand out a little and go for something in a check or plaid. The best part about a check suit is that if you purchase the right one, it can easily transition to the office. This subtle red plaid suit from RW&CO. is a great option, as you really have to get up close to notice the detail. If you didn’t have a date to complement in the first place, this element may even help if you get up close and personal with one the bridesmaids…

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Hope these tips were helpful and make drinking all that cheap champagne a little easier. To get your hands on our outfits, head over to RW&CO.

Cheers,

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PHOTOGRAPHY BY STILLS MOTION

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