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Old April 19th, 2006, 09:24 PM
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Default Dress question....

I bought a sparkly black dress on ebay for my 7/29 on the Celebration.

I know there's a lot of talk about how no one likes to dress up, and I'll probably wear khakis and polos every other day.

My questions is, am I the only one who's going to dress up for formal night? Will I feel silly?
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gsujillybean,

That's what formal nights are about. This is my first cruise and I am going to both formal nights. For one I will wear my new coral colored floor length gown and the other I will wear a classic "little black dress". I'm guessing some will be more "dressed" than others, but I'm sure you will look beautiful, not silly, in your sparkly black dress.

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WEAR THAT DRESS!!!!! You will look and feel great in it. That's what formal nights are for. Enjoy!
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You definitely will not be out of place. Dress up and enjoy yourself. I'm sure its lovely and you'll be the bell of the ball.
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On all of my carnival cruises we've dressed formally. You won't be the only one! Wear that dress!!
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go for it, wear that dress, that is what formal night is all about. You will look great and feel great.
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I agree with the above posters. Your dress sounds perfect! On formal night, you'll see everything from full-length sequined gowns to cocktail dresses to 'church dresses'. Wear your beautiful new dress and enjoy every minute!
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I just got back on Sunday and EVERYONE (and I mean everyone) dressed up for the 2 formal nights. It was beautiful seeing everyone look so nice! Even the young children were dressed up.

As for the rest of the nights, just look nice - casual clothes. No shorts or tank tops. Yes, nice looking jeans are okay.
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On both of my cruise, 98% of people in the dining room were dressed up on formal night. There were lots of women in nice cocktail style dresses and lots in formal, full length dresses. I also saw quite a few with sparkles.
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people still dress up at dinner. i will let you know i will be on a cruiser on may 6
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No, jeans are not okay in the main dining room. Too many people are treating the dining room like it's the Lido buffet. The dining room is meant to be a nice, somewhat "sophisticated" experience. Those who can't stand to don a pair of slacks and a nice shirt for an hour should stick to the buffet.
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8) Like Nicnatmom said, WEAR THAT DRESS
It sounds just perfect. You wil find that the majority of passengers
dress for formal night. Be sure to have your formal portrait taken.
Have a great cruise.
Happy Sailing............
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def wear the dress... im cruising june 11 and I plan on wearing my old prom dress... if i can still fit into it!
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You will not be the only one dressing formal on formal nights. In fact, if you dress casual, you may feel out of place. Formal dining is wonderful. You will love the atmosphere and elegance. I always wore black sparling dresses too. Enjoy!
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