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Old April 4th, 2007, 10:09 AM
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We are going on NCL Star in May to Alaska.......I usually wear dresses to dinner, but this time I'm going for slacks & tops.......now the problem....what kind????? Cotton camp shirts...........colored nice t-shirts......sweaters.........button up nice blouses.........I've seen women in slacks & tops....but never really paid attention to what the tops were.......

Help........I'm at a loss....maybe it's a senior moment?!?!?!!??!



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Old April 4th, 2007, 10:59 AM
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Hi Sharon,
People really don't dress much different for dinner in the dining room an an Alaska cruise than the Caribbean. Wear what is comfortable for you and nicer than a plain T-shirt. You can always pack a nice sweater if you are chilly in the dining rooms and for outside on deck.
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Old April 4th, 2007, 01:30 PM
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On my first Alaskan cruise, I ended up buying tops in the on board shops. My sweater just wasn't warm enough, especially since we like to stroll a bit on deck before and after dinner. Since then, I always pack a plain black turtleneck top and a couple of wraps, plus a sweatshirt when heading for northern climates.
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for casual dinners you can't go wrong with a sweater twin-set, some nice polo type shirts, and some nice blouses, i would stay away from the t-shirts unless they are linen, fine cotton or silk.
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PS - it would also probably be a good idea to pack a lightweight cotton or linen blazer.
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