What to wear to a formal event

Struggling to find something to wear for a Formal event? Discover our stylists’ most recommended Formal event outfits to choose your favourite combination.

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A fresh take on layering

Here’s a smart twist on layering – a grey check overcoat, blue shirt, and navy trousers. Finish with a green blazer to add a smart injection of colour and some suede Chelsea boots for some added suave.

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Mix it up in green

Giving a smart look a stylish edge is as simple as switching out your classic chinos. Go for a green shade to stand out for your individual style, and keep the rest of your look classic to stay on dress code.

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Why we’re all for formal dressing

While we like to keep things casual, occasionally, a smart and preppy look is high on our agenda. We’re talking a blue shirt, navy trousers, and a grey overcoat. Put some prep in your step with a check blazer and penny loafers.

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Freshen up the classics

For a versatile smart casual look, stick to classic pieces in understated tones. A navy blazer, white shirt, and stone chinos come together easily for a look that will have you covered from business events to smart social occasions.

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Out to impress

If you've been tasked with dressing smartly but value your comfort, a roll-neck jumper paired with a blazer, chinos, and Chelsea boots will keep you looking slick without compromising on comfort.

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A suit for all situations

Every man should own a navy suit. Less severe than black, you can wear it to work or a wedding. It’s simply a case of switching up the accessories.

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Ivy league style for all

A denim shirt with a tie and blazer might feel like a left-field move, but it works if your tailored pieces are full of texture. The whole thing feels smart, but a little more casual.

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Outerwear that elevates

A well-fitting overcoat is the kind of item that instantly sharpens any outfit. Worn over your formal trousers and knitwear you'll still look polished even when you’re away from the office.

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