Translation: Turn up the volume on your casual look. Your host wants you to be comfortable but to kick it up a notch! Dark-wash denim with minimal detailing is A-okay, but pair it with a high-volume top for some va-va-voom. As for the men, wear a nice jacket with comfortable pants.
Above, on him: tuxedo blazer, silk scarf, Grandad shirt and black denim, all H&M. On her: sequin gunmetal tank, Le Château; Italian lamb-leather legging, Danier; jewellery and glitter case, Le Château.
Translation: Your best day-to-night work attire. Women should avoid dressing too sexy. Choose polished pieces and tailored cuts. Men should opt for a traditional suit with an interesting tie and eye-catching pocket square.
Above, on her: floral-print kimono, silk-blend floral appliqué shell, double-weave pencil skirt, leather-like chain-strap shoulder bag, jewellery, Le Château. On him: Ermenegildo Zegna pinstripe suit, light-blue dress shirt, Tino Cosma pocket square, Robert Graham tie, all Harry Rosen.
Translation: A semi-formal outfit with some personal flair. Ladies, this is your opportunity to play up your assets with a sexy dress and killer heels. And for the men, single out one piece (jacket or pants) to take in a more fashion-forward direction.
Above, on him: velvet contemporary-fit blazer, checked tailored-fit dress shirt, wool-blend straight-leg striped pant, belt, all Le Château. On her: satin and lace cocktail dress, jewellery, satin minaudiere, all Le Château.
Translation: Formal at its best: tuxedos for men and gowns for women—with a creative edge. With this invitation, feel free to bring the bold and put a twist on the traditional.
A Canadian fashion-industry insider for over 20 years, Genny Iannucci is an expert in how to flatter your figure and build a strong, versatile wardrobe. Her passion? Helping women look their best on a budget.