Sorry for the hiatus. But I'm back.
Last weekend S and I had a thing. Let me start by saying that I was wary about this "thing" from the moment we received the invitation. The attire called for "dressy denim and boots."
When we got there, this was what we pulled up to.
I know it looks like it was taken by a drunk. It wasn't. **pinky swears** We were being rushed up the driveway because people were behind us and S forced me to speed the process along. But what you can see is a country club with a big ass Texas flag across the front. Only in Texas.
Which leads me to the outfit that Texas is proud of: the Texas Tux.
There is some debate on what this ensemble includes.
Per urbandictionary.com: "Denim jacket, denim jeans, often accompanied by a bolo tie and denim shirt. May include cowboy boots and/or cowboy hat" I have never heard it described this way. I would hope even Texans would think twice before showing up in something like that.
WikiAnswers is more on board for the definition as I know it: "Texas Tux is tuxedo worn with jeans, cowboy boots, and cowboy hat. Often the cummerbund is replaced with a large belt buckle as well. Hence, only the tux shirt, jacket, and bow-tie remain from the original tuxedo."
Basically, it looks like this: