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Getting it Right (Inaugural Ball, Pt. Six)


So is it snobbish* to want people to truly understand and wear correct black tie?  They don’t do it because it costs too much?  It’s too much trouble?  They just don’t know, partly because the salesmen don’t know diddly squat … Continue reading

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Black Tie Execution, In All of Its Meanings (Inaugural Ball, Pt. Five)


Now that we were at the ball, mostly smashed together like sardines, I decided to watch people and take note of what they were wearing as far as “black tie” was concerned, just for fun. I kind of expected that … Continue reading

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Logistics (Inaugural Ball, Pt. Three)


To get to the ball, we hired a driver whom we’ve hired in the past.  He would drive us down, wait around for us, and take us home.  We weren’t sure about how bad the traffic might be caused by … Continue reading

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