Posts Tagged ‘Black Tie’

Informal dress code especially for coats

February 17, 2011

In a tuxedo, I’m a star. 
In regular clothes, I’m

 Dean Martin

Coat…If standing up….uppermost button

Sitting ….Coat buttons opened.

Saya John Hla Khaing (Anatomist) taught me while I was in Anatomy Dept., 1981. So when I watch BBC, CNN, used to look at world leaders… Sitting or standing ….most of them R following that rule. 

Once I was watching the news of ASEAN dinner in Singapore on BBC. Current PM of Singapore was the host & he put on and off the button repeatedly according to the above rule. May be former coloneal countries’ leaders & people R more British than British! (My opinion only) Or his father Senior Minister disciplined him strictly.