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You Asked: Should You Wear A Tie To A Garden Party?

June 2019Words by Mr Chris Wallace

Photograph by Mr Jonathan Daniel Pryce

Dress codes can be tricky things to navigate, even when – in the case of “smart-casual” or “eveningwear” – they can appear so simple and direct. And, well, if you’re going to a party where clothing suggestions have not been made whatsoever, things start to get even more complicated. This is something MR PORTER reader @lukasthekid is experiencing with an upcoming garden party. He asked us over on Instagram if he should wear a tie on such an occasion. Here’s what our US Editor Mr Chris Wallace thinks on this pressing matter.

Should I wear a tie to a garden party?

@lukasthekid, via Instagram