July 2, 2022

In latest weeks, because the New York Metropolis climate has warmed and my second vaccine jab has clocked in at full, immunized capability, I’ve began to go “out.” By “out,” I imply to an indoor meal at an precise restaurant or to a museum that now requires advance reservations. Regardless of the place I’ve gone and it doesn’t matter what I’ve worn for the event, although, I have been objectively, decidedly underdressed.

It is not that I’ve ventured into Manhattan’s pollen clouds carrying my rattiest tracksuit, precisely, however fairly that I appear to have missed the costume code specification on the post-pandemic RSVP card. As a result of for some, this titillating new world is already providing a reprieve from the final 15 months of maximum duress and elastic waistbands. Others (current firm included) are maybe much less desirous to swan dive again into their (my) wardrobe from “earlier than.”