You can’t escape formal night. It’s everywhere, and every time I pack for a cruise, I panic. Should I bring a sundress? A cocktail dress? A ball gown? Something more clubby? Where the heck did I put that matching purse? And what about shoes and makeup and hair and nails?
Normally I go for something middle-of-the-road, but this time I decided to resurrect one of my old prom gowns for kicks — a bright mint-green mess of sequins and taffeta that makes me feel slightly like a princess (when I’m not busy sweating to death or hiking it up in all of its strapless glory, that is). In contrast, my cabinmate chose something short, lacey and elegant. We were curious to see which would be more status quo.
So we wanna know: Do you go with khakis and a blazer or a tux? A skirt and blouse or a full-blown gown? With so many options (and we saw plenty, including men in military dress blues and women in spandex), how do you lean? Or do you simply not participate? Tell us in the comments below.
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