Dress Codes Decoded: How to Look Killer for Every Occasion

It's almost spring (who's counting the days?!) and the fancy invites and Paperless Post emails will soon be flooding your mailboxes. As much as you're looking forward to the weddings and soirées, the fine print is another story entirely. Never fear, we've broken down the most common dress codes for event-going newbies so you can party in the right style.


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    Creative Black Tie

    Think black tie with a slight twist: Choose a bolder color or a number with cascading ruffles at the bottom. Or, wear a simpler gown and break out the coolest accessories you have—we’re loving a unique metallic clutch for added interest.

    DKNY Illusion-Strap Crepe Gown, $495; netaporter.com

    Rauwolf Constantinople Clutch, $1845; rauwolfnyc.com

    Courtesy of Company
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