It looks to be more and a lot of confusing to come to a decision what to wear to parties these days. There are multiple terms that means the identical thing being employed on invitations. This duplication leads to several grey areas when it comes to what you actually should wear to your event.
Here could be a quick reference guide to dress code implications for social events listed within the order of informal to formal. I follow this with a quick look at what constitutes a tuxedo and separates a ball gown from an evening robe.