White Glove Occasion

Few white glove occasions remain. State dinners, among royalty, or (according to the Art Institutes) White Tie Occasions including: charity fundraisers, weddings or the opera might be the only currently appropriate events at which one might wear white gloves.Me, Aunt Eleanor, Mom, Aunt Elva and Aunt Lil

Even then, custom holds that gloves be “opera length,” and worn in combination with a floor length ball gown. But for some reason, wearing white gloves appeared normal course on special family occasions as recently as 1978.

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