Old rules : A little black dress and heels
New etiquette: Change your outfit for each party
A question of what to wear has a lot of answers. And they depend on what time of year is it? who are your hosts? is it a special occasion? But in real there is no right answer. If you underdress, you risk offending your dinner companions. But «overdressing can make your host feel inadequate, insecure, or uncomfortable», etiquette authority Sue Fox points out. . The solution is to ask the host for advice, suggests fashion consultant Lauren A. Rothman. It’s the best way to find out if you’re in for a denim-welcome get-together or a more buttoned-up, skirt-and-blouse affair. Still worried about all ? Try to complete your look with accessories , like a cool bag , or a scarf .