How to dress for a dinner party

Dressing for a dinner party might not always be straight forward

but that doesn’t mean you can’t make it look effortless. Sometimes a dinner party is a sophisticated formal affair at a high-end restaurant; other times it’s a casual night at a friend’s house. And then there’s the ultimate dinner party dress code dilemma: dinner with the boss. So how does a gent know what to wear? Every dinner party is different, so you’ll need to make some sartorial decisions based on the venue and guest list. But the good news is there are a few simple rules you can follow to ensure you’re looking dapper, but not overdressed.