Attire Guide for Oregon DeMolay

Attire Guide for Oregon DeMolay

Formal/Black Tie

Women

·         Formal (floor length) evening gown (no décolleté*)

·         Dressy cocktail dress (no décolleté*)

Men

·         Black tuxedo jacket and matching trousers

·         Formal (piqué or pleated front) white shirt

·         Shirt studs and cuff links

·         Black straight or bow tie (silk, satin, or twill)

·         Black cummerbund to match (bow) tie, or a vest

·         Black patent shoes and black dress socks

·         In summer:  White dinner jacket, black tuxedo trousers plus other black tie wardrobe is acceptable

Semi-Formal

Women

·         Short afternoon or cocktail dress (no décolleté*)

·         Long dressy skirt and top

·         Dressy separates

Men

·         Dark, business suit

·         Matching vest (optional)

·         Dress shirt

·         Tie

·         Leather dress shoes and dark dress socks

Business Formal

Women

·         Suit

·         Business-style dress

·         Dress with a jacket

·         Stockings (optional in summer)

·         Heels, low or high

Men

·         Dark business suit

·         Matching vest (optional)

·         Dress shirt

·         Conservative tie

·         Leather dress shoes and dark dress socks

Business Casual

Women

·         Skirt, khakis, or pants

·         Open-collar shirt, knit shirt or sweater (no spaghetti straps or décolleté*)

·         Dress

Men

·         Seasonal sport coat or blazer with slacks or khakis

·         Dress shirt, casual button-down shirt, open-collar or polo shirt

·         Optional tie

·         Loafers or loafer-style shoes, and socks

Casual

Women

·         Modest Sundress

·         Long or short skirt

·         Khakis or nice jeans

·         Shorts (depending on occasion and climate)

·         Polo Shirt or T-shirt (no non-DeMolay or other Masonic Family slogans or pictures) Casual button-down blouse

Men

·         Khakis or good jeans (clean, no holes)

·         Cargo or Bermuda shorts—depending on occasion and climate

·         Polo Shirt or T-shirt (no non-DeMolay or other Masonic Family slogans or pictures)

·         Casual button-down shirt and/or sweater

·         Loafers, sneakers (with or without socks), sandals

 

* décolleté  [dāˌkäləˈtā] = A low neckline on a woman's dress or top.

 

 

 

 



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