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We are fully aware that getting ready for a Ball may require some planning for both ladies and gentlemen. To assist you we have compiled a list of lifehacks to help you make the most of preparations.

For Her

Renting an evening gown

The dress code for ladies is evening (long) gown. Should you be looking for inspiration and to develop your look for the Ball please reach out to our partner DressYouCan. Make sure to mention your participation at the Ball to receive preferential treatment and insert the MilanJBSB2023 promo code to access exclusive discounts. For more information please visit the DYC website.

Hair dressers

Being the fashion capital of Italy (if not the world), Milan has plenty of beauty salons that usually work until 19:00. The easiest way to book an appointment is via the UALA website. UALA is a digital platform that includes over 100 salons in Milan giving you transparency on prices and services. The service can also be accessed via a free app available for both IOS and Android phones.

Professional Make-up services

Milan offers make-up services catering for all needs and budgets. If you are looking for a session with an international make-up expert, Fabienne Rea can assist you in building the perfect look. Since moving to Milan 20 years ago, Fabienne's talents have led her to work with the most prestigious fashion houses at fashion weeks and photo shoots alike.

For more information on services provided or to book a session with Fabienne, please visit her personal website

For Him


The Milan JBSB is a black tie event. This is a fantastic opportunity to buy a dinner jacket (a.k.a. "smoking" or "tuxedo"). Our partner Sartoria Deplano has been been sewing men's suits, coats and jackets since 1927. 


More info can be found on the Sartoria Deplano website. 

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