What to wear in First Class

Old May 7, 2024, 2:04 pm
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What to wear in First Class

We are flying in F shortly and my wife is worrying about what we should wear.

What would you guys suggest? Smart or comfortable?
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Old May 7, 2024, 2:08 pm
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A tutu never fails to impress.
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Old May 7, 2024, 2:09 pm
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Jeans for me with a T-shirt and a light fleece in case the aircon is ramped up, im not one for PJ's so I will take some joggers to change into if I want to sleep, also carry a spare t-shirt in case I spill something.
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Old May 7, 2024, 2:10 pm
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Pajamas.
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Old May 7, 2024, 2:10 pm
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In the presumably 8 seats, there will probably be someone in a suit, someone in jeans, someone in shorts, someone in sweat pants, and half the people in PJs overnight. Where what you like.
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Old May 7, 2024, 2:12 pm
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Black tie. Nothing else will do.
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Old May 7, 2024, 2:13 pm
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A long skirt and a beaded top.
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Originally Posted by botham
We are flying in F shortly and my wife is worrying about what we should wear.

What would you guys suggest? Smart or comfortable?
A ball gown and tiara for boarding and take off and then a change of outfits into perhaps a khaftan evening dress for the main service.

And then for your wife.....

.... whatever makes you most comfortable to enjoy a long flight. Most passengers will often change into the lounge wear offered after boarding after take off and hang their travel clothes in the wardrobe. That way any spillages wont ruin anything important and you can change back in to fresh uncreased clothing brfore landing 👍

Enjoy what I asaume is to be your first First.... I can still remember mine and still enjoy the experience from time to time... infrequently enough in order to keep it as a special treat.
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Old May 7, 2024, 2:16 pm
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Old May 7, 2024, 2:19 pm
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Tuxedos and Ball Gowns only. Theres quite a few threads on this. Plenty of examples of perhaps too casual dress (shorts & flip flops) and plenty of smart dress opinions. Do what is comfortable. Dressing up seems to be a thing reserved only for celebrity annual events, i.e The Oscars in todays world. I see more people in restaurants nowadays who look like theyve just got out of bed!! Being male I dislike ties (mostly) but you can still look classy and clean without a tie.
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Old May 7, 2024, 2:20 pm
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This. It's a bus with wings so wear whatever is comfortable. There is no dress code, and unless you look a total mess no-one will give a crap what you wear. In the past I've worn shorts, linen shirt, flip flops and was treated just as well as anyone else.
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Old May 7, 2024, 2:21 pm
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Originally Posted by botham
We are flying in F shortly and my wife is worrying about what we should wear.

What would you guys suggest? Smart or comfortable?
Relax, wear what you want.

Nobody cares if you look dapper, like a rapper or even a slapper.

Enjoy your flight.
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There's no need to dress any differently than you would in any other cabin assuming you'd not wear something inappropriate in other cabins, and since you're asking about it I'm guessing you are someone that wouldn't do that. Also once on board you'll be offered a sleeper suit so not like you'll be wearing whatever you board in for long. I generally wear jeans and a polo fwiw, but again once we board the PJs go on until just before landing, besides being comfortable it also means you 1) won't spill dinner on your clothes 2) much better for sleep and won't end up a wrinkled mess when you land .
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