Charitable galas and balls are a popular way to incorporate supporting a good cause with a great party. ‘Cause let’s be honest, who doesn’t like a good party? As 2016 rolls around, there are several different events coming up and we sense some of you will be coming in for our expert advice. We know our Gotstyle men want to look show stopping yet sophisticated like the real boss that you are. Our stylists have put together gala outfits with corresponding events. Don’t be limited to that though, use it as a base for inspiration for any event you have coming up.
The Motion Ball is coming up on Feb. 5th and takes place in Liberty Grand. It’s the largest young professionals charity gala and this year the theme is “A Night in the Woods”. The dinner jacket by Gotstyle is a rich burgundy colour that attracts the right amount of attention. Paired with the wooden tie clip by Gentlemen of the North, the outfit is a classy way to rock the theme.
Outfit details: Gotstyle Dinner Jacket $795, Gotstyle French Cuff Dress Shirt $165, Dion Silk Tie $110, Gentlemen of the North Wood Tie Clip $30, A. Christensen Pocket Square $45, Weber Cufflinks $75, Sunwill Traveller Wool Pants $185, Hudson Ferland Double Monk Strap Shoes $117.50
The 21st annual Starlight Children’s Foundation Gala is being hosted on April 16th at the Royal York Hotel. This year’s theme is under the sea and Tia has picked the perfect outfit. The sharp blue Duchamp suit with an intriguing geometric shirt will make you the hit of the party bringing it back to formal with a classy navy bow tie. You don’t have to wear black to a gala!
Outfit details: Duchamp Florence Wool Peak Lapel Suit $1050, Sand Geometric Print Shirt $195, Dion Bow Tie $95, A. Christensen Pocket Square $45, Gotstyle Five Eye Cap Toe Derby Shoes $225
The Notable Awards is being held on Feb. 17th at the Carlu. They’ve partnered with theCanadian Mental Health Association, a federally funded Canadian charity to create a project focusing on helping millennials with mental health disease overcome employment-related obstacles.
Party the night away and celebrate the most known and successful millennials. Nicole wanted to add a little bit of a fun edge to the classic tuxedo without overpowering the formal look of it. Since the outfit is tonal, each piece will be easy to wear again on their own. A strong blue tuxedo is hard to keep your eyes off, especially when a handsome man is rocking it!
Outfit details: Lab Fleck Tuxedo with Satin Lapels $1,295, Sand Sailboat Print Shirt $225, A. Christensen Silk Pocket Square $45, Tiger of Sweden Leather Sneakers $229
The inaugural Black Diamond Ball will be held at the Design Exchange and celebrates the art, music and fashion of Africa and the Caribbean. It will feature Grammy and Oscar nominated Andra Day along with Jully Black, Ray Robinson, Gary Beals and more.
Expecting a lot of dancing, Max kept this gala outfit fun with Tiger of Sweden’s wool blazer with a faux leather lapel. The micro print shirt keeps the look sophisticated but the check pants adds some character.
Outfit details: Tiger of Sweden Evert Blazer $699, Gotstyle Novelty Dobby Motif Dress Shirt $165, Dion Silk Tie $110, Strellson Micro Check Dress Pants $198, Prime Shoes Glasgow Hi-Shine Patent Leather Shoes $237.50