What to Wear to the Marine Corps Birthday Ball

It’s now September and that means Marine Corps Birthday Ball season is fast approaching, with some happening as early as October! Dressing for the Ball seems simple enough. It’s a black tie event, which means non-service members should be either wearing a floor-length dress if they’re female, or suit and tie or tuxedo if you’re a male.
Those aren’t my rules, they’re straight from the MCCS website on proper ball etiquette but if you need further validation, ask the nearest General. Just kidding.

First Ball Together in 2012! Gun-metal gray all-over sequin one shoulder gown with same color earrings and black pumps and clutch (not pictured).

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