What to wear to V&A

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  1. jenfur

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    DH and I have an ADR at V&A in 21 days :-)woohoo: ) but we are at a total loss as to what we should wear. DH is planning on a sport coat but the information here states dinner jacket so I am thinking more formal?
     
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  3. ROEDISNEY

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    On the night we where there all the men I saw had on suits and all the women were dressed nice.
     
  4. Lmichele

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    Suit and tie for your DH and a nice cocktail dress for you will do! Enjoy!
     
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    His sport coat will be just fine. My husband usually wears a blazer or sports coat. He does wear a tie although they are optional.

    Women dress up but it doesn't need to be a cocktail dress. A dressy pantsuit is my usual choice although next time I'm planning on wearing a long dress...mother of the groom type.
     
  6. Pakey

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    DH wears suit/tie and I always wear a dress. I have seen some women in dress slacks there but it's mostly dresses.
     
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    I never wear dresses, each time we have dined at V&A I have worn a pant suit and sparkly sandals, the type of thing you would wear to a special Christmas party, DH wears a suit and tie, all the other men we have seen have also worn suits and tie (not Tuxedo, just regular suits) although I think the tie is now optional. The women have been in either black trousers with a sparkly top or evening/cocktail dresses. I have never seen anyone at V&A who doesnt look like they have made a real effort to dress nicley for the experience, and V&A really is an experience, not just a dinner! :goodvibes
     
  8. webray

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    Sport coat and pants are fine. A tie is not required. My hubby wears his suit with one of those dressy tees. I usually do the little black dress, but a pant suit is fine for women also.
     
  9. onelilspark

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    As long as he has a jacket, I'd say he's fine.
     
  10. engle

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    If you call V&A or when they call you to confirm your ressie, they are very clear that a collared shirt is now required as well. No more dressy tees or even a nice shirt if it doesn't have a collar. I always think wedding reception guest when I dress for V&A. Most people are dresed to the nines!!

    But to answer the OP, a sport coat IS fine, but it must be over a collared shirt AND dress pants, not jeans!
     
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    Uncleromulus always wears a blue sportcoat, tan slacks, brown loafers, light blue collar shirt. Almost always used to wear a tie, but last trip went w/o one. I'd say about 75% of the men have ties-25% don't. And aside from a personal preference, it dosen't really matter.
    In the early days I used to wear a suit, but too much trouble to pack. Same for Mrs U--she used to wear a dress, but too hard to pack. Now its a pants suit and flats.
     
  12. snykymom

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    I hope that a pants outfit (what has been called "country club casual") will be sufficient! I really don't want to have to pack a dress! Particularly because I can't wear hose with the shoes and it may be cold in January! :sad2: Maybe I'll just pick up a fancier blouse. Lots of stuff out for New Years already anyway.

    Maybe I'll go shopping on Black Friday and get some bargains? :scared1:
     
  13. engle

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    I don't know, anything called "casual" when it comes to V&A makes me say NO.
     
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    A dressy blouse and slacks will not cut it, IMO, if that's what you mean by a pants outfit/country club casual.

    In fact, the dress code now specifies dress or pantsuit for women as I recall.

    I agree.
     

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