DO Choose a solid color, floor length gown Black-tie affairs require floor length skirts, so any cocktail dress is out of the question. But the fact that a dress reaches the ground still doesn't mean it's appropriate. To make sure your look is elegant, select a gown in a solid color– no...

How our men should dress for New Years' Eve 2011. They need to put some more effort to be at the same stylish level as we are. So why not a velvet jacket. The bow is a must. Better if it matches your hat. Or if they can't have the bow, a slim tie should do. We girls are ready to celebrate...

After stumbling across this mouth watering photo of a young Mick Jagger, l realized just how lucky I am to be a young single girl living in Brooklyn. I am fortunate enough to be in the presence of many fine young males who tap into elegant Muses like Mr. Jagger for their everyday style...

More importantly, midnight blue looks swaggier than black. And weirdly, it also looks darker under artificial light, which is where you'll be for most of the evening. Suitsupply This is at the root of the biggest black tie mistakes, and stems from a fundamental misunderstanding of the...

can wear at a black tie event, but that is where you would be wrong. Fashion ensures that you can still show off your individuality with accessories such as tie pins and bracelets. You can find out more here if you are unsure on what types of accessories to go for. While men will be expect...

) black tie gala, and I'm at a total loss for how to do my makeup. How do I get a (fancy!) evening face without looking like I painted everything on? The easiest way to avoid looking overly "done" is to opt for a classic makeup look. Your goal should be sophisticated, grown-up glamour and...

There are a several varieties of black tie shirting to be considered; all have evolved over the past century from the original starched 'boiled' shirts that were worn with the more formal white tie and tails dress code. A black tie shirt should always be white, clean-lined and...

This time around, we discussed the importance of men getting dressed up to go out; how to buy an off the peg suit; and what you should wear to a rave if you really want to mean business. Enjoy, and don't forget to watch us live tonight from 6:23pm, Channel 16 on Sky. I LIKE YOU!

Why all men should dress like politicians: What I will say is this: If you're ever worried about whether or not you are chic, go classic. When in doubt, wear a suit. Look at male politicians: You see them in a suit and they look fine. But if you see a picture of them on the weekend or on...

In the United Kingdom, the tailored component of a black tie ensemble is known as a dinner suit. The name is self-explanatory; it was your uniform at the dinner table, and evolved as a more casual alternative to white tie (tailcoats and all). Black tie was exclusively an evening dress...

 

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