Evening Wear is worn when your invite says “Black Tie” this means black dinner suit with silk lapels and buttons and satin stripe on the trousers leg ( this is optional). This is worn with a white pleated shirt and a black bow tie.
White tuxedo is worn for certain occasions like a summer ball or a cruise. Your evening suit can be accessorised with a waistcoat plain or patterned or a fancy bow.
Cummerbunds are also worn and come in a range of colours.
Evening Tails or (white tie) is worn with a white marcella waistcoat white marcella shirt and marcella bow tie. This is the most formal of evening wear, worn to the Opera, gala evenings or the Mansion House.
Black top hat is optional with white gloves.