lounge suit


Definition of lounge suit

chiefly British

Examples of lounge suit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The dress code, albeit not as strict as yesteryear, is still formal: men wear morning dress or lounge suits, and women wear dresses with fascinators. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "The Historic Evolution of the Royal Family’s Grand Garden Parties," 29 May 2019 The full morning coat, with all its various components, is traditionally what British men wear to weddings, so perhaps the lounge suit was an addition for Meghan and Harry's American guests who might have been unfamiliar with the custom. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "How Princess Eugenie's Wedding Dress Code Compares With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's," 12 Sep. 2018 Back in May, the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex requested that women attend their nuptials in day dresses and hats, while the men were given the more flexible option of either uniforms, morning coats, or lounge suits. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Princess Eugenie's Wedding to Jack Brooksbank Comes With a Different Dress Code to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Big Day," 14 Sep. 2018 At Harry and Meghan's nuptials earlier this year, the royal couple asked women to wear day dresses and hats and the men to wear uniforms, morning coats, or lounge suits. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "How Princess Eugenie's Wedding Dress Code Compares With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's," 12 Sep. 2018 In contrast, Meghan and Harry’s invitation welcomed men to wear military uniforms, morning coats, or lounge suits, Town & Country reports. Janine Puhak, Fox News, "Princess Eugenie’s wedding dress code reportedly stricter than Meghan Markle’s," 16 Sep. 2018 Disappointingly, lounge suits are neither sweat suits nor track suits. Jessica Pan, The Cut, "The 10 Most Bizarre Royal Etiquette Rules," 17 May 2018 All guests must adhere to a strict dress code: Gentleman are expect to wear morning dress or lounge suits, while women don day dresses, typically accessorized with hats or fascinators. Dana Rose Falcone, PEOPLE.com, "Can You Spot Prince William in a Top Hat at Today's Buckingham Palace Garden Party?," 31 May 2018 The invitations to 600 guests described the high church dress code thusly: For men, military uniforms, morning coats or lounge suits, otherwise known as business suits in not-wacky colors. Scott Harrison, latimes.com, "Royal wedding: The invitation says 'day dress with hat.' Here are hats from other royal nuptials," 16 May 2018

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First Known Use of lounge suit

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Lounge suit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lounge%20suit. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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