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Bouley’s dress code is characterized as “casual celebratory,” a nebulous term at best, which simply means men are required to wear a jacket. (Though staff at the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star restaurant will be more than happy to check your jacket once you take a seat in the dining room.) Owning to its Financial District-adjacent location, we observed numerous business men in suits, in addition to the prototypical ladies-who-lunch crowd, clad in their finest fur-collared frocks and perfectly pressed designer dresses. In short, keep your tuxedos and ball gowns tucked safely in the closet, but don’t be afraid to dress with a bit of aplomb.