If an invitation to a formal event specifies white tie (such as a ball or very swanky evening reception) men are expected to wear: Tail coats are normally black, and should be worn with black trousers.

Women are expected to wear a long dress, which may be off the shoulder. Elbow length gloves are appropriate. Break out the diamonds.

White tie should not be worn in the day.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.