Soaking in a pool or hot tub. Losing your ring here isn’t as big of an issue compared with the open sea (filters can be checked and the pool can be drained), but it’s the chemicals, like chlorine, that do the damage. After time, they can seriously discolor the metals.
Traditionally, white tie attire for women stipulates that a ball gown which exposes decolletage must be worn. Evening length gloves are also required depending on the event, and tiaras may be worn by married women only. In a modern context, white tie for women requires a ball gown.
If you’re thinking about what shoes go with your smart casual outfit, male or female, you should definitely ditch the runners! For men, think loafers and brogues and boat shoes – and think shoe polish. Worn-out shoes are, well, a little too casual.