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white tie and tails

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  1. dress suit, full dress, tailcoat, tail coat, tails, white tie, white tie and tailsnoun

    formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men


  1. White Tie and Tails

    White Tie and Tails is a 1946 American black-and-white comedy drama film directed by Charles Barton and starring Dan Duryea, Ella Raines, William Bendix, and Frank Jenks. The film tagline is "Clothes Don't Make the Man ... a Gentleman!" The film is based on Rufus King's serial novel Double Murder published in Red Book Magazine and on Charles Beakon's play Dangerously Yours.


  1. white tie and tails

    White tie and tails is an extremely formal dress code traditionally meant for formal evening events. It generally consists of a black tailcoat, black trousers with a single stripe or two stripes of satin or braid down the outside leg, a white piqué fronted wing collared shirt, a white piqué bow tie, a white piqué waistcoat or a cummerbund, black patent leather dress shoes, and optional accessories such as white gloves and a top hat. It is often considered the highest level of formality in Western fashion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of white tie and tails in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of white tie and tails in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  • cravate blanche et queue de pieFrench

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