Dress code is about appropriateness and respect. Making the most of your clothes means knowing what to do with them, where and when. Make simplicity and elegance the watchwords.
1. BLACK TIE
Men wear a pleated wing-collared or regular shirt, a tuxedo (black jacket with satin lapels), matching trousers with satin side-strips and a bow tie with a cummerbund. (Note : pleats on the cummerbund must face upwards when worn).
Ladies wear evening gowns.
For social functions, men wear jacket suits or long-sleeved batik shirts or shirts with orchid motifs.
For business functions, men wear jacket suits.
Ladies wear long gowns, below-the-knee dresses, dressy pantsuits or national costumes like the cheongsams or saris.
3. LOUNGE SUITS
Men wear jacket suits.
Ladies may wear short cocktail dresses.
4. BUSINESS ATTIRE
Men wear long-sleeved shirt with ties.
Ladies wear jacket pants or skirt suits.
For dress-down days, men wear short-sleeved shirts with tailored trousers. No jeans or T-shirts. Ladies may wear blouses with skirts or tailored pants. No sleeveless tee shirts, tank tops or jeans.
5. CASUAL SMART/INTERNSHIPS
Similar to dress-down days, no jeans, no collarless t-shirts and sleeveless tops.
Social : (Gender more important than ranks).
BUSINESS : (Ranks, not gender, are considered).