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Synonyms for dinner jacket

semiformal evening dress for men

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Here Beckmann invented several things that stuck: a way of building the composition from the figures themselves, who, like the beams and struts of all old mine, support the rectangle of the canvas; an elusive kind of storytelling that adds up visually but not quite narratively; and a vocabulary of obsessional objects--candles, horns, jutting elbows, soles of feet, theater stages, and mullioned windows, to be joined in later works by cigarettes, newspapers, flying fish, crystal balls, stringed instruments, succulent plants, ladders, swords, and dinner jackets.
Little black dresses and dinner jackets were out and leopard skin prints were in.
Today I only seem to see youngsters wearing dinner jackets (DJs) - or the more fashionable American tuxedos - at weddings or "Hooray" bashes.
SELLING Shakespeare to a mainstream audience is notoriously difficult, which is why directors attempt to make the works of the Bard ``relevant'' by persuading performers to deliver their lines in dinner jackets, flak jackets or whatever the fashion of the day happens to be.
The setting is the 1950s, when male quartets wore dinner jackets and sang in harmony - The Four Aces, The Four Freshmen, The Hi-Lo's and The Crewcuts.
Police are trying to recover the film, which was taken that night and shows a group of youngsters, dressed in dinner jackets, who were about to celebrate the end of term.
Dinner jackets are compulsory, but the dinner is likely to be a picnic on the grass.
The bottles are dressed in formal white dinner jackets, shoulder-to-shoulder, popping with pride and popping on-stage to receive the award.
Also up for grabs is a Downton Abbey framed picture signed by the show creator Julian Fellows; a limited edition 007 magazine and pictures from Bond actor Robbie Coltrane; a top worn by actress Julie Hesmondhalgh aka Hayley Cropper in Coronation Street with a photo of her wearing it; a pen and pencil set from Prime Minister David Cameron The Diamond and Dinner Jackets ball is at Ramside Hall Hotel in Durham and includes an arrival drinks reception and a four course gala dinner.
TEENAGE boys are snapping up dinner jackets as they blow PS385 on average to look sharp on school prom nights.
If you want to smarten up for spring then there are plenty of suiting options from casual blazers to dinner jackets and office wear.
The musicians, in their dinner jackets, joined the audience in filing out into the town-centre streets as fire crews from Dewsbury and Batley arrived.
THREE famous names from the world of football will be donning their dinner jackets for a charity event on November 26.
He said police officers in dinner jackets guarded him when was promoting his film Proof Of Life in London in February 2001.
The cuffs of the men's dinner jackets worn throughout show the requisite quarter-inch of shirt sleeve and the effect is elegant while the ladies in this black-and-white production looked like French models in white classical drapes or bias-cut satin.