Dressing for special occasions can be stressful as they don’t occur that often. Under the category of tricky dress codes, you find not only various dress codes decoded, but also tips to avoid often made mistakes. Posts in this category are written by the style book author of How to Dress for Success in Midlife.

Formal and informal dress codes are explained. Read what to wear as a mother-of-the-bride/groom or as a wedding guest. Learn what the clothing expectations are depending on the time and venue of the wedding. Know the does and don’ts when dressing for weddings.

You can find information on the tricky dress codes related to work life. This includes, among others, interview outfits, the first weeks on a new job, and work parties (e.g., Halloween, holiday party, office picnic). Learn what the unwritten expectations.

Special occasions like opera, sport events, family or high school reunions are covered as well.