If the invitation says...

If the invitation says…

Black tie… is for formal attire or evening dress. Men wear tuxedos; women can wear long dresses, cocktail dresses, and elegant evening pieces in luxurious fabrics.
Evening semi-formal… Men will wear dark suits and women wear cocktail dresses.
Daytime semi-formal… Means suits for men and a dress or suit for women.
Dressy casual… Means sports jackets and pants for men, dresses, suits and dressier pieces for ladies. No jeans or tees.
Business casual… akin to dressy casual for both men and women, except women should not show too much skin. No jeans or tees.
Casual… Comfort! Whatever you want. Now you can wear those jeans and tees!