A guide for the “Key Cocktail” dress code


Many people get confused when receiving an invitation with the “Cocktail Attire” dress code, we are here to help you with the definition of it and some tips on what to wear in your next event!

Cocktail Attire got popular in the ’20s and ‘30s when people got used to enjoying pre-dinner drinks between day and evening. Back then, this kind of event and occasions required men to change their work outfit for something more suitably dressed. The essence of this looks is to take you from day to night, a semi-formal outfit that makes you feel relaxed but well dressed at the same time.

Key Cocktail Attire Pieces

The dress code usually means that you should wear a suit with a shirt, dress shoes and a tie, but you need to pay attention to the exact occasion, sometimes just a blazer and a pair of dark-colored jeans will be acceptable if the dress code is more casual.

The key pieces for the perfect Key Cocktail outfit:

  • Nice suit or blazer with trousers

We have prepared a gallery with some nice outfits to inspire you, check it out!

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