Casino attire

Dress Code Description Examples
White Tie This is the most formal dress code and is typically required for special events such as galas and weddings. For men, a white tie ensemble includes a tuxedo, white shirt, white vest, white tie, black patent leather shoes, and white gloves.
Black Tie This is a slightly less formal dress code than white tie and is still appropriate for special events. For men, a black tie ensemble includes a tuxedo, white shirt, black bow tie, black patent leather shoes, and optional white gloves.
Black Tie Optional This dress code is less formal than black tie but still requires formal attire. For men, a black tie optional ensemble can include a tuxedo or a dark suit with a white shirt and tie.
Cocktail Attire This dress code is semi-formal and is appropriate for events such as parties and receptions. For men, a cocktail attire ensemble can include a suit or dress pants with a dress shirt and tie.
Smart Casual This dress code is more relaxed than cocktail attire but still requires neat and well-maintained clothing. For men, a smart casual ensemble can include a pair of dark jeans or dress pants with a button-down shirt or polo shirt.
Casual This is the most relaxed dress code and is typically appropriate for everyday activities. For men, a casual ensemble can include a pair of jeans, a t-shirt, and sneakers.

## Authoritative Resources

* [Black Tie Guide](https://www.blacktieguide.com/)

* [The Knot: What to Wear to a Casino](https://www.theknot.com/content/what-to-wear-to-a-casino)

* [Casino Etiquette: What to Wear](https://www.casinocitytimes.com/news/article/casino-etiquette-what-to-wear-64220)