The elements of ladies' white tie attire According to rules of etiquette and attire, ladies must wear a ball gown to events where men are required to wear white tie attire. The elements of ladies' white tie attire could include: ball gown - ballerina (to the ankle) or full-length (to the floor) dancing shoes - formal pumps, sandals, flats or ballet slippers jewellery - earrings and necklace; rings and bracelets are optional. A watch is not considered appropriate except for jeweled versions in which the face is covered so that it resembles a bracelet. gloves - if worn, should be opera length stole, cape or cloak, or an opera coat handbag - clutch style or small evening bag Optional: state decorations - if specified on invitation; worn on a bow pinned to the chest tiaras - If married and the event does not take place in a hotel. Debutantes For their debuts, debutantes wear long white ball gowns. They also wear long white leather gloves that go well above the elbow and that close with small pearl buttons at the wrist. Their jewellery is understated and suitable for a young lady about to be formally presented to society for the first time. See also Ball (dance) Ballerina skirt Cocktail dress Crinoline Gown References ^ Caroline Davies (2002-03-17). "Single girls shouldn't let diamonds go to their head". http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1388078/Single-girls-shouldnt-let-diamond s-go-to-their-head.html. Retrieved 2009-04-13.? External links Ball gowns in the collection of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa v??d??e Clothing Materials Cotton? Fur? Leather? Linen? Nylon? Polyester? Rayon? Silk? Spandex? Wool Tops Blouse? Crop top? Dress shirt? Halterneck? Henley shirt? Hoodie? Jersey? Guernsey (clothing)? Polo shirt? Shirt? Sleeveless shirt? Sweater? T-shirt? Tube top? Turtleneck Trousers or pants Bell-bottoms? Bermuda shorts? Bondage pants? Boxer shorts? Capri pants? 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