With the school ball season upon us, we thought it would be a great idea to share what is popular this season and advice on how to get it right.
Getting a suit for your school ball should be a fun experience and one you will look back on fondly in years to come – so let’s make sure you are suited and ready to go!
Factors to consider when planning what to wear;
Complimenting your partner – If you are going with a date, we want to work your suit and look in with his or hers (this does not mean matching every detail).
Location – If your school ball is at the Crown or the Westin we recommend wearing black tie attire, be it a suit or tuxedo. If your event is at AQWA or Joondalup Golf Course, wear a lighter shade navy suit or chinos and a blazer with a tie.
Comfort – Wearing a fitted suit will feel different to wearing your school blazer or polo and shorts. The key here is to make sure that the trousers and jacket are sized for comfort.
Styling it all together;
If you are choosing a black tie look, we recommend pairing it with a black tie or bow tie. Then choosing a boutonniere with similar colour tones to your partner’s outfit, this will bring the look together.
If navy is more your style, you have many options to play around with for your bow tie and tie. However, you want the suit to stand out and not so much the tie. Try not to wear a bright green tie with a navy suit, as the tie will take center stage.
Going with a more relaxed look with chinos and a jacket? you can mix around with colours to compliment your date. However the rule with suiting is not to use more than 3 colours at once. If you add more than 3 colours then the look tends to go messy.
How Suit Vault can help you get suited for your school ball!
We have a detailed styling consultation with you in preparation for your ball. We will chat options on what to wear and how to get it right for the night.
Have a look at some below images of when couples have gotten it right for their special night. You can also view some of our suits available to hire for your school ball here.