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Old 07-02-2006, 09:32 PM
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My husband and I are looking forward to going on our first cruise to Alaska on the Ryndam in September. I had planned to wear pant suits/outfits for the formal/informal dining nights and was told by my cruise consultant that this would be perfectly acceptable Can anyone tell me if others do this or will I look out of place?
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Old 07-03-2006, 06:14 AM
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For formal nights, pantsuits are perfectly acceptable, but they should be dressy. You don't need sequins or spangles, but it should be something you might consider wearing to a wedding or other such event. For the informal nights, they don't need to be quite so dressy. You'll find there's quite a variety of dress on the formal nights, from "Sunday best" to long gowns.
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Old 07-04-2006, 03:17 PM
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You can certainly get away with a pantsuit. Just dress it up a bit for formal nights with a beautiful blouse underneath, or a nice silk scarf, or a fancy piece of jewelery, or a pair of nice high heeled shoes. I found for "informal" nights that a pair of dress pants with a nice blouse was perfect. I usually just dressed up the top with a pretty scarf or pashmina. Actually, by the end of a 21 day cruise, people were commenting to me on all different ways I managed to wear my scarves!
 
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