Gloves should be worn on the streets of cities and large town, when going to church, to a luncheon, dinner or reception; a dance, a wedding or an official function. They are also worn to a restaurant and in the theater. Smart women usually wear gloves while travelling on a train or plane … or in any public conveyance. On formal occasions, gloves are worn by the guests and by the hostess, while she is receiving.
Black double bow wrist length gloves. If wearing an evening dress, a pair of very long black gloves are the most elegant. The correct glove etiquette for the length of glove is dependant on the length of your sleeve – the shorter the sleeve, the longer the glove and therefore opera gloves are properly worn with sleeveless or short-sleeved dresses/evening gowns.