formal night cocktail dress question

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#1
beautiful Virginia
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we are doing a quick 3nighter on the Sensation. My question is how "formal" is formal night ?? I do not own a LONG gown , will a little black dress do ?
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#4
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Your little black dress (assuming it's not cotton and for daytime wear!) will be fine.
Formal is "eveningwear"--stuff that you would NEVER wear to the dentist or a PTA meeting!
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generally speaking the shorter cruises are a little less formal...what you described sounds like it would work perfectly
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#6
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The dress code is sooooo relax now.
Nice pair of black pants & fancy blouse
would be fine........
Have a great cruise.
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#7
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Technically, Carnival no longer has "formal" evenings - they were replaced by "elegant" evenings. What ever you would wear to a traditional church or wedding will be fine. LBD is perfect.
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