The acceptable attire is as follows, regardless of gender identity.
Members of the military may wear the traditional formal attire for their branch of service.
Feminine attire shall consist of a formal (floor length evening gown and (optional) long gloves.
Masculine attire shall consist of any of the following:
Costumes, pantsuits, business suits, cocktail or tea length dresses, and the like are not permitted. If in doubt, guests should consult with their host or the Bal Masque Captain for clarification.
Should a guest's attire be deemed inappropriate by the Greeting Committee, the member, whose name appears as host on the Admit Card, will be summoned to inform the guest that they may not enter the Bal Masque.
Crowns may be worn by the current reigning and past reigning Kings and Queens of Apollo - Birmingham, current reigning Kings and Queens of visiting Krewes, and the current reigning Miss Apollo of Birmingham and Miss National Apollo. Crowns may not be worn by other guests during the Bal Masque.