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Cassandra Morris

The Difference Between Formal and Semi-Formal

By October 31, 2012

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Semi Formal Dress by Unique VintageYou just received an invitation to a dance, sweet sixteen, or maybe your cousin's wedding. Sweet! The invitation says "semi-formal attire." Wait, what does that mean? Generally, semi-formal and cocktail dresses have shorter hems (think mini dresses or high-low dresses, while black tie and formal events require gowns with floor-length hems. Of course, the style and fabric matters, too. More info here: Crack your formal dress code.

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