The Code: Cunard has formal, semiformal and elegant casual dress codes. Formal attire means black ties or formal dark suits for men and evening dresses for women. Semiformal attire includes jackets and ties for men and cocktail dresses or pantsuits for women. Elegant casual attire means jackets (no ties required) for men and dresses, skirts or trousers for women. The dress code applies throughout the public areas in the evening.
Number of Formal Nights: A typical seven-night cruise features three formal, two semiformal and two elegant casual evenings.
Nightly Casual Option: Casual clothing is permitted each evening in the Kings Court on Queen Mary 2 and in the Lido Restaurant on Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth.
Written Restrictions and Jeans: Shorts and swimsuits may not be worn in the ships' main restaurants.