Young Guests: Following dress code

Q: What is appropriate attire for children at an event that specifies ‘cocktail attire’?

A: It depends on their ages, but generally speaking, a girl would wear a nice dress and a boy should wear a button-down shirt, tie, dress pants and shoes.

One Comment

  1. Ed

    I apologize, in advance, for not agreeing with Emily Post. If an invitation says “cocktail attire” then children should not be at the party. Cocktails mean alcohol and children should not be at these types of events. Find a babysitter

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