Should I rent/wear a tux to this "black tie" wedding?
Got invited to a wedding in Chicago. Am flying in for it. In light of the wedding, I got my suit tailored, and then the invitations said “black tie.” I really, really, really do not feel like spending $150–200 on a tux (I live in NYC). I called my Aunt who said, if you don’t wear a tux, just snazz up your suit – as in wear nice shoes, perhaps a handkerchief, tie that is solid….
would I be an idiot? stick out like a sore thumb? feel embarrassed (I think I do already….)? Am I cheap?
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