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Synonyms for bow tie

a man's tie that ties in a bow

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Subfusc is defined by the university as a dark suit with dark socks, dark skirt with black tights or stockings or dark trousers with dark socks, a dark coat if required, black shoes, plain white collared shirt or blouse, white bow tie, black bow tie, black full-length tie, or black ribbon.
"We have been overwhelmed by the support people have shown us." They've built relationships with Mississippi makers and businesses, gained friends from all across the country, and have even seen ESPN sportscasters wearing their bow ties.
- Matching too much: If you decide to pair a pocket square with your tie or bow tie, please make sure you don't match them too much.
The bow ties commenced after his participation in a series of group exhibitions in Germany, such as 1981's "Westkunst" and Documenta 7 and "Zeitgeist" in 1982.
What he needed was a bow tie! But all he found in stores were "plain and ugly" clip-ons.
"Bull+Moose is more than just quality bow ties and neckties.
To confirm my position on this important matter, I have taken care never to learn how to tie a bow tie, as my wife will attest.
"Arthur Schlesinger, who recently died, wore bow ties, and he was certainly not conservative," he said.
For white tourists, "authentic" black traditions re-emerged at an exotic distance, as in the marketing of sea grass basketry, the presence of picturesque street vendors at the annual Azalea Festival, and the preservation of black spirituals, as performed in the 1920s by whites "dressed in hoop skirts and in tuxedos with antebellum-era bow ties." (217)
Maybe he felt that his flamboyant bow ties were identification enough, but he declined to comply.
DOCTORS will be told to wear BOW TIES to beat the spread of hospital superbugs.
Erb brought a zestful personality, booming voice, six-foot-plus height and a collection of bow ties to the national office when he became director of the foundation in 1997.
Throughout are images of little boys in bow ties and tiny girls in Easter hats, families massed for a reunion portrait, sisters getting the Holy Ghost at a tent revival and Langston Hughes at his typewriter.
Bandleader Charlie Raymond and singer Michelle James kept guests dancing; and, in honor of the Valentine's theme, there were red, red and more red gowns on the ladies, each topped with a red rose corsage (men got red carnation boutonnieres to go with their red cummerbunds, bow ties and tuxedo shirts).