I have a question about the pattern "wear [something] into/to a [place]/[event]"
- wear a hat to a party
- wear a hat into a party
- wear a hat to a stadium
- wear a hat into a stadium
Do "to" or "into" make a difference?
To wear X to Y ordinarily implies that you put X on as appropriate dress for travelling to or being present at Y; for instance
I wore a hat to the party ... (because it was fancy dress)
I wore a hat to the stadium ... (because it was very chilly)
The expression may also be used with the implication that you negligently wore inappropriate dress:
My dear, he actually wore a bowler hat to the opera!
Into would replace to only in speaking of your wearing X while (and after) entering an enclosure. So it would be possible to speak of wearing a hat into a stadium. It is difficult to imagine why you would mention wearing a hat into a stadium; but it is easy to imagine that wearing a hat into a place where you ought to remove it would provoke comment:
My dear, he actually wore his hat into church!
But I cannot come up with a situation in which you might say that you wore a hat into a party.