Dress to Impress this New Year’s Eve in a Classic Dinner Jacket

first_img The Best Men’s Heritage Outdoor Apparel for Cool Weather Everlane Wants You to Have a Daily Uniform to Make Dressing Easier 8 Pairs of Sneakers to Keep Clean and Crispy for Special Occasions What to Wear on a Red-Eye Flight: Fashionably Comfortable Apparel for the Long Haul 16 Best Action Movies on Netflix Right Now Christmas may have come and gone, but the holidays aren’t over just yet.New Year’s Eve is this coming Sunday and we’re here to help you look your best while toasting to the new year ahead. You can live by your own personal dress code for the other 364 days out of the year, but on this night, it’s all about dressing to impress. Whether you’re attending a black-tie event or watching the ball drop from a nearby rooftop party, there’s one versatile jacket that you can wear to any occasion: the dinner jacket.It’s formal, yet it’s casual. The dinner jacket is one that you can either dress up in tuxedo form or dress down over a nice T-shirt and jeans. Wearing one shows that you have a sense of style and sophistication, but it also shows that you know how to party and look good while doing it.There are many different styles and colors that are flooding the evening wear scene this season. Shawl, peak, and classic lapels are all acceptable for a dinner jacket, but the high peak and shawl are really the most popular right now. Wool is the traditional fabric of choice, but velvet with a sheen lapel is a trendy look that has New Year’s Eve written all over it.If you put some time and effort into your New Year’s Eve outfit, odds are you won’t be too lonely when the clock strikes midnight — as long as you remember to pace yourself on the Champagne, of course. Our list of polished dinner jackets includes options for the traditionalist and the bold and daring.Theory Satin-Trimmed Velvet Jacket – $645This is the classic black dinner jacket updated to a slimmer silhouette. You may not wear it often, but it will be a piece you have for years.See ItBrooks Brothers White Dinner Jacket – $898Bring back a fad from the ’30s with a classic white dinner jacket. Perfect for ringing in the New Year in a warmer climate, where a black jacket is about as fun as a sweat lodge.See ItBonobos Jetsetter Stretch Velvet Blazer – $425Going all flash for the ball drop? A velvet blazer is a must and the ladies will be super impressed. This one has some stretch so you can dazzle everyone with all of your dance moves while still looking dashing.See ItStrong Suit Aston Tuxedo Jacket – $450Another classic option, this single button, peak-lapelled model is going to stick around for a lifetime.See ItRalph Lauren Black Tartan Jacket – $160Tartan is definitely a trend this season, but if the louder colors make you nervous, this black and charcoal number is a more muted option.See ItSuit Supply Lazio Plain Tuxedo Jacket – $419Every gent needs a basic tuxedo blazer. Don’t be cliché and wear it with jeans. A nice pair of grey pants would do this jacket justice.See ItJ.Crew Ludlow Dinner Jacket in Tartan Wool – $328Need something to keep you in the holiday spirit? This Stewart tartan jacket is just the ticket — plus the stretch will allow you to let loose at 11:59 pm.See ItCloudstyle Sequin Dance Party Blazer – $85OK, we know, this is horrific. But hey, it’s NYE, and if you have to go to big and bright, it’s all here. Plus, the sequins change color depending on how you brush them. We guarantee lots of hands will be rubbing all over ya. New year, new you!See ItWhile you’re getting ready to go out, we suggest pre-gaming with our New Year’s Eve party playlist:Article originally published by Jesse Jernigan on December 28. Last updated by Cator Sparks on December 26, 2017. Editors’ Recommendations last_img read more

Summer Health and Safety Information Available Online

first_imgNova Scotians and visitors to the province can now getinformation on summer health and safety from one online source. The province’s Enjoy Summer Safely website provides tips on handwashing, food safety, road safety, avoiding heat illness andpreventing illnesses carried by insects and animals. The site also contains links to information on well watertesting, sun safety and a wide range of other summer topics. “More Nova Scotians are getting their information from theInternet these days, so the Enjoy Summer Safely site gives them away to access health and safety information provided by a numberof government departments without having to search severalsites,” said Dr. Jeff Scott, chief medical officer of health forNova Scotia. Several cultural and recreational events in the province thissummer will mean that more Nova Scotians and visitors will be onthe roads, enjoying the sun, great food, and possibly joiningcrowds of others for all that the province has to offer said Dr.Scott. “This website is a great spot for people to get useful tipsbefore they travel the province, or to stay informed if theyprefer to remain at home and enjoy their own communities,” saidDr. Scott. The website contains a fact sheet with tips on how to enjoysummer safely, as well as links to many government and relatedsites on specific summer safety topics. The website can beaccessed at www.gov.ns.ca by clicking on the Enjoy Summer Safelyicon.last_img read more