What to wear to a formal event

In search of Formal event outfit ideas for men? We’ve made it quick and easy for you. Below you’ll find our top look ideas for how to wear to a Formal event, with options for those who look for the most simple and classic styles to the ones keen to experiment with more fancy attire.

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A match made in sartorial heaven

Tuck a light-blue shirt into brown chinos, and you’ve got yourself a classic-cool look in an instant. Add extra contrast and definition by throwing on a blue blazer. Winning.

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Give your smart wardrobe a shot of Vitamin C

Inject some fun into a serious formal look with a colourful tie. A shot of citrus is bright and bold, and hints at your personality without attracting too much attention. We love orange paired with classic grey or navy.

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Pick up some prep

It all starts with lifting basics like a white shirt and neutral linen trousers. A blue checked blazer will add a hefty dose of prep, followed by a colourful accessory to add a bolt of boldness – think an orange tie or pocket square.

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Dress better in three minutes

Great style is about to get much simpler

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Go back to the '70s

And no, it doesn’t involve a time machine. All you need to do is freshen up your trusty black trousers with sunshine shades like lemon and orange – think a colourful blazer layered over an equally vibrant spread-collar shirt.

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