When a Cocktail Dress Crashes a Black Tie Event: Who's to Blame? 🍸👗🎩

Diply Social Team
Diply | Diply

Ever been to a black tie event and spotted someone in a cocktail dress? Awkward, right? Well, imagine if you knew that fashion disaster was about to happen and didn't say anything. That's exactly the predicament our storyteller found herself in when her roommate's girlfriend decided to go rogue on the dress code. Let's dive into this sartorial saga...👗🍸🎩

Setting the Stage 🏠👨‍👩‍👧

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The Black Tie Event 🎩🍾

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A Fashion Dilemma 👗👠

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The Dress Reveal 👀👗

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The Warning Ignored 🙅‍♀️🚫

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The Event Unfolds 🎉🍷

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The Aftermath 🗣️🔥

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The Blame Game Begins 🎯😡

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The Partner's Perspective 👫💬

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Cocktail Dress in a Black Tie World: A Fashion Faux Pas or a Failure of Friendship? 🤔

This story has it all: a black tie event, a cocktail dress, and a roommate caught in the middle. When Ruby decided to don a cocktail dress to a black tie event, our storyteller tried to steer her right. But Ruby shrugged off the advice and the result was a night of whispers and stares. Todd, Ruby's boyfriend and our storyteller's roommate, was left red-faced and he's blaming our storyteller for not preventing the fashion disaster. Was it her responsibility to ensure Ruby adhered to the dress code, or is Ruby, as a grown woman, responsible for her own wardrobe choices? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation...🤷‍♀️🌐

"NTA. If Todd never checked what his girlfriend was going to be wearing to his own Super Special Very Important Event, that's on him. 👏🏼😂"

thecatinthemask | thecatinthemask

NTA: Dress code convo ignored, don't babysit adults in public. 👏

mastnes | mastnes

NTA tried to talk her out of the dress, but she's grown 🙅‍♀️

Only-Breadfruit-2935 | Only-Breadfruit-2935

NTA - You're not responsible for her choices or her dress 👏

ColdstreamCapple | ColdstreamCapple

NTA: Girlfriend's dress, his responsibility. He's just deflecting blame. 🙅

Magaimagado | Magaimagado

Todd failed to check Ruby's dress and monitor her behavior. NTA

ProfileElectronic | ProfileElectronic

NTA: You warned her, she made her own choices 👏

Thick_Fix_4398 | Thick_Fix_4398

NTA for not warning bf about dress; drinking caused issue 😍

[deleted] | [deleted]

Nervousness and alcohol can be a dangerous combination at events 🤪

abrookman1987 | abrookman1987

NTA. Boyfriend should've asked his own girlfriend about her outfit. 👍

lmchatterbox | lmchatterbox

NTA. You warned her, she ignored it. Her responsibility, not yours. 🙅

JoaC1989 | JoaC1989

NTA. Ruby's dress and drunkenness gave corporate employees something to judge.

Charming_Sandwich_53 | Charming_Sandwich_53

NTA. Dress code advice ignored, leading to inappropriate attire. 🙅🏼

jadepumpkin1984 | jadepumpkin1984

NTA. You tried to warn her, her BF should've guided her. 🙅

cricket73646 | cricket73646

NTA - You gave your opinion, but Todd is at fault 👍

Forward_Squirrel8879 | Forward_Squirrel8879

Drama at a black tie event: Boyfriend's fault for not clarifying attire 😱

Kyaesa | Kyaesa

NTA. Rule no1: don't get involved. Lose-lose situation. 🙅

bxclrm | bxclrm

NTA. It's not your problem, you couldn't have known 🤷‍♀️

Darth_Hufflepuff | Darth_Hufflepuff

You're NTA. Roommate's girlfriend, his problem. Can't blame you. 🙅

sherlocked27 | sherlocked27

Dress drama and drunken antics steal the spotlight! Not the a**hole.

ComprehensiveBand586 | ComprehensiveBand586

You're not responsible for her behavior. Distance yourself from them. 👋

Fire_or_water_kai | Fire_or_water_kai

NTA. Not your job to be Ruby's fashion police. 🙅‍♂️

MargotLannington | MargotLannington

NTA - You can't police what a grown woman wears. 💁‍♀️

Extreme_Sock_1153 | Extreme_Sock_1153

NTA. Ignorance isn't an excuse, Google could have helped her 🤷‍♀️

BeastieMom | BeastieMom

NTA, but dressing inappropriately and getting drunk is a deal breaker. 🙄

OhioGirl22 | OhioGirl22

NTA: It's on you to ensure your guest behaves appropriately 🙌

ANALizethispease | ANALizethispease

NTA. Adults, dress code, alcohol, blame, and embarrassment. 🙅

D_Nicole91 | D_Nicole91

NTA. Ruby's fashion faux pas and drunkenness caused the drama. 🙄

LadyDes91 | LadyDes91

First-time attendee's dress mishap and drinking expectations cause tension. NTA

feminist1946 | feminist1946

Confrontation, deflection, and a clear verdict: NTA 🙌

Effective_Wonder_589 | Effective_Wonder_589

Commenter defends themselves, suggests communication with partner. 🗣️

Severe-Definition656 | Severe-Definition656

NTA. Todd should have communicated with Ruby before the event. 🤷‍♂️

cassowary32 | cassowary32

NTA: Let him handle his own relationship drama 👍

MisterEHistory | MisterEHistory

NTA, you did what you could! 😊👍

PsyduckJuck | PsyduckJuck

NTA. Don't snitch on her, let Todd handle it himself. 😊

Legally_Blonde_258 | Legally_Blonde_258

NTA. Todd's lack of awareness leads to fashion faux pas. 👍

giantbrownguy | giantbrownguy

NTA: You warned her, she's an adult. Not your responsibility. 👏

_amodernangel | _amodernangel

NTA. You tried. And you're not responsible for convincing her. 😎

embopbopbopdoowop | embopbopbopdoowop

NTA. Adult guest, not your responsibility to control the situation. 👍

Caddan | Caddan

Confusion and Sight: A Case of Black Tie Blunders 😍

ionlytakebubblebaths | ionlytakebubblebaths

NTA. Communication is key to avoiding fashion faux pas! 👗

samepanicnewdisco | samepanicnewdisco

BF's lack of support leads to fashion disaster at event

Coco_Dirichlet | Coco_Dirichlet

NTA: Mind your own business, let Todd handle it 👍

Anthroman78 | Anthroman78

Hilarious comment and a grateful reply! 😂😊

Das-Noob | Das-Noob

NTA - Todd's +1, Todd's problem. 😊

catsndogspls | catsndogspls

OP takes a stand against Ruby's behavior. 🙌

artfulwench | artfulwench

NTA. Dress fine, but getting plastered at work event? No-no. 🙄

TerribleTwinTeddy | TerribleTwinTeddy

NTA. Boyfriend failed to communicate and left her feeling uncomfortable 🙅

Cheeseburgers_ | Cheeseburgers_

Offered advice, fell on deaf ears. Not her mother. Inappropriate dress.

Early_Equivalent_549 | Early_Equivalent_549

Not her keeper, nor his spy. You're NTA! 👏

PA_Archer | PA_Archer

Relationship doomed? NTA comment sparks doubts about future 😭

Joholification | Joholification

NTA. Todd could have communicated with Rudy beforehand. 🤷‍♂️

blablamcbla | blablamcbla

NTA. Honest opinion given respectfully, but drunk behavior disrespectful. 🙄

Dogmother123 | Dogmother123

NTA: Girlfriend ignores advice on dress, who's to blame? 🤷‍♀️

Tasty_Doughnut_9226 | Tasty_Doughnut_9226

No babysitter needed, she's an adult. You're NTA! 👏

Rena125 | Rena125

NTA. You set expectations, she ignored them. Not your fault. 👏

barbaramillicent | barbaramillicent

Not the a**hole for crashing the black tie event! 💯

stonerraptor | stonerraptor

NTA. You offered help and advice, not tattling or policing. 👏

mfruitfly | mfruitfly

"NTA.....grown assed adults need to take responsibility for themselves! 👏 Why didn't he ask what she was wearing if it was so damn important? 😑 Why was that YOUR job? Naw OP, don't feel a second of guilt. 😊 He chose someone who doesn't know how to behave appropriately in a particular setting....that's on HIM! 🙄"

sable1970 | sable1970

NTA: Let her make her own choices and face consequences. 👍

ImpertinentGecko | ImpertinentGecko

Empowered her, but her drinking made it worse. NTA 👏

Top-Fisherman-6045 | Top-Fisherman-6045

🚩 NTA. What other red flags has she been waving?

Dstareternl | Dstareternl

Tired of being the responsible one? NTA, I feel you! 🙏

HeyItsZ3RO | HeyItsZ3RO

NTA's date's dress and drinking: Who's at fault? 🤔

re_nonsequiturs | re_nonsequiturs

NTA. She's an adult, not a child. Her bf's reputation? 🤷‍♂️

Standard_Elephant415 | Standard_Elephant415

Who's responsible for policing Ruby's wardrobe? NTA comment sparks debate.

hazelnuddy | hazelnuddy

Todd's negligence leads to a dress disaster at black tie event 👗

fromhelley | fromhelley

Not the a**hole. Let's hear the juicy details! 🤪

Tricky_Biscotti2492 | Tricky_Biscotti2492

NTA, let her dress and behave how she wants! 👏

Sensitive_Coconut339 | Sensitive_Coconut339

NTA. Todd should have clarified the dress code with his guest 👗

RadioSupply | RadioSupply

You handled it well! NTA 🙌

Snoo_79693 | Snoo_79693

NTA. Todd is an AH for trying to find someone to blame, but mostly everyone who was gossiping at the event and judging her to make themselves feel better 🙄

ValleySparkles | ValleySparkles

👗 NTA. Todd should have addressed the dress before the event. 🍸

artemisthewild | artemisthewild

NTA - You tried to warn her, it's about the drinking 🍸

HiddenTurtles | HiddenTurtles

NTA. Ruby is the real culprit! 😜

AllTitsSomeArse | AllTitsSomeArse

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