High School Formal Shirt Color


So my son is going to his high school formal they don’t wear tuxedos but do wear dress slacks vests and bow ties he is wearing all gray with a coral bow tie to match girls dress what looks better shirt a little darker gray or a little lighter gray vest and slacks are the exact same gray

Andy’s Answer

That’s good that the vest and trousers are the same color – it gives the appearance of a suit and the same advantages of projecting an image of taller, slimmer!

The shirt can be white but gray is fine just make sure it’s a different shade. Lighter would be better.

If there is dining at this function, this table manners article may be useful:

Proper Table Manners & Dining Etiquette