Difference between casual and smart casual?
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For myself, I like to take either casual jersey knit dresses ( like office wear) or black pants and several tops to go with.
Although...I don't believe anyone can be overdressed
Trying to plan out what to pack for our 12/24 cruise on Voyager. This is probably a silly question but can someone explain the difference between casual and smart casual?Smart casual is just another word for business wear.......However, I think the only nights you'll see any difference is on formal nights. I really don't know why they try to stick a smart casual night into the mix. Don't worry about it too much.
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To me, casual means nice (not faded or ripped) jeans and sweater, and "smart casual" means put on khakis with the sweater instead. LOL
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I think if people hear "casual" they think shorts, T-shirts, Jeans (let's not get into that one), etc. When you add "smart" you should be thinking "nice" casual, something comfortable but a little more dressy than picnic wear.
I bought two "nicer than daytime tops or casual" to wear for smart casual nights. Several times people would look at me in the elevator and say "is tonight formal?" They weren't your formal glitzy tops but what you would wear if someone invited you over to their house for a nice dinner or you were going to a nice restaurant.
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Smart Casual: What you would wear golfing / out to lunch with some close friends. Substantially more presentable than casual wear.
Trying to plan out what to pack for our 12/24 cruise on Voyager. This is probably a silly question but can someone explain the difference between casual and smart casual?
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