Evening attire for ladies is generally a classy dress and jewelry. The style of dress and amount of jewelry is decided by the type of event.
For women, cocktail attire indicates a short cocktail dress, often accessorized with jewelry. A dressy pantsuit or a nice top and skirt are also appropriate cocktail attire.
After five attire, also called semiformal attire, consists of cocktail dresses for women. If the semiformal event takes place in the daytime, a dressy suit is appropriate for a woman.
For women, festive attire usually means a semi-formal cocktail dress or dressy separates that have a fun, holiday feel. For men, business casual attire is usually appropriate, though men often choose to wear a festive or seasonally themed tie.
Black tie attire for women typically consists of elegant gowns that would be worn to a ball or wedding. Black tie events require very formal dress for men and women.
Business attire is clothing that is dressy without being too formal. Business attire is often recommended for meetings, interviews and other business events.
An example of traditional Cuban women's dress is the guayabera. The Bata Cubana is another example of traditional dress for women in Cuba. Young Cuban women have also worn special clothing for their quinceanera, or 15th birthday celebration.