So, as a reward for completing our month-long juice fast, my husband bought us tickets to a black-tie masquerade ball in NYC for Halloween. I’m really excited – I’ve never been to a masquerade, the event looks amazing, and Halloween is my favorite holiday.

So, my question is – what does one wear to a fancy masquerade ball? I already own a mask, but I’m not sure what kind of dress to wear.

Do I go for full-on stage-drama camp, like this:

Or something more modern and dressy, like this:

Maybe paired with these:

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Or, should I rent something? And how do you do that?

I have literally no idea what I’m doing, but I really want to bring it!