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Dress code: White tie
Definition: The most formal dress code, typically reserved for events such as state dinners and the Academy Awards.
- Women: Wear a formal, floor-length evening gown. Go all out with your most dramatic shoes and jewelry.
- Men: Wear a tuxedo, a long black jacket with tails, a white collared shirt, a white vest, a white bow tie, and black patent-leather shoes. White or grey gloves are appropriate.