Found: What to Wear to the Ballet

Ah, dress codes—a tricky fashion territory to navigate, especially if you've never been to [insert event]. From a function that lists black-tie dressing as its dress code to chic, sleek midi cocktail dresses you can lean on when the invite says "cocktail attire," we make it a goal of ours to help map out exactly what to wear and when. Today's WTW (what to wear) focus? What to wear to the ballet. 

Fashion items to immediately take out of the equation? Sneakers are a no, no, as are casual sandals (so don't show up in flip-flops), and now's not the time to sport those logo tees—save them for another occasion. Instead, opt for sleek, elegant, timeless pieces—it's as simple as that. You don't necessarily have to dress super fancy or formal to the ballet, just wear something that's sartorially respectful. 

Ahead, see simple but chic outfits you can wear to the ballet and shop the key piece in each, from an LBD to a classic office staple.