Deciphering Dress Codes

Formal vs Semi-Formal: What’s the Difference?

Yet another invitation to a holiday event arrive in your mailbox today? Evite blowing up your inbox? This time of year is ripe with events. There are non-profit fundraisers & galas. Businesses have annual holiday parties. And, don’t forget the family gatherings. It seems that each invitation has a different dress code request: formal, semi-formal, casual, dress casual, etc. What do all those terms actually mean? I never know exactly what to wear. Usually, I wait and find out what others are wearing first. Yeah, I’m one of those people Read more

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Party Hosting: What to Rent & What to Buy

Hosting a large party or event requires carefully balancing your budget with the items you need. In your excitement, you may be tempted to go all out and purchase new things for your celebration. Yet, this is often unnecessary and cuts drastically into your budget. Since you want your party to be the best, use these tips to figure out what you can get away with renting before you make an impulse buy. Read more