White-tie meaning

A white bow tie worn as a part of men's formal evening dress.
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Men's formal evening dress.
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A white bow tie as worn with a swallow-tailed coat.
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A swallow-tailed coat and its accessories.
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The most formal kind of eveningwear, usually worn on state occasions and the like, consisting of an evening tailcoat, trousers, white shirt, white bow tie and waistcoat with sash, alternatively, full military dress, or national costume.
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Very formal; usually requiring a tailcoat for men.
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