Prominent in the local Palm Beach news are stories about how many major and minor charity events—count ‘em 22 to date—have decamped from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, including the generally acknowledged social event of the year: The Red Cross Ball.
As a gentleman of three score plus years I came late to the frequent wearing of formal attire. The fact is there is a lot to like about tuxedo events. The inherent order and defined rules are comforting considering the contrast between the chaos outside and the order inside where mysterious canapés are being served on silver trays by cyborgs. This is from a guy whose choice of pants in the morning is dictated by the pair that already has the belt on.