I would imagine that it's because women's shoes can be quite dressy without having closed toes. I have open toe high heeled sandals that I have worn to black tie events with couture gowns. My husband does not own a single pair of open-toed shoes that can claim that.
Originally Posted by angeljul
Are they different standards, yes and no, and what the Couples website should say is "dress shoes required." But people always try to push the envelope somehow.
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