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The groom wore a morning coat.

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Beckham wore a charcoal gray wool morning coat and pants with a higher vest to the royal ceremony at Windsor Castle. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Why Debut a Collection on the Runway When You Could Do It at the Royal Wedding?," 19 May 2018 Charles, 69, wore a gray morning coat by Savile Row tailor Anderson & Sheppard with a shirt by Turnbull & Asser. Tamara Abraham, Harper's BAZAAR, "Prince Charles and Camilla Coordinate in Pink for the Royal Wedding," 19 May 2018 She was prevented from falling by the steadying arm of new husband Harry, who wore a morning coat and a blue tie that matched his bride's dress. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, "Duchess Meghan is mocked for wearing baggy dress to family wedding," 18 June 2018 Meghan Markle stepped out with her new husband for the Prince of Wales’ 70th Birthday Patronage, a garden party affair held at Buckingham Palace that had her father-in-law and Harry both sporting morning coats. Booth Moore, The Hollywood Reporter, "Meghan Markle Steps Out in White Pantyhose for First Public Outing as a Royal," 22 May 2018 About the theme of old and new: There were ruddy-faced, locked-jawed royal family members in morning coats, and a few in top hats. Karla Adam, Washington Post, "The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle," 19 May 2018 Her husband wore a morning coat tailored by Anderson & Sheppard with a shirt by Turnbull & Asserwore — a more toned down outfit than his traditional Royal Navy number one dress uniform. Lindsey Murray, Good Housekeeping, "Camilla Parker Bowles' Royal Wedding Outfit Is Dividing the Internet," 19 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,, "Royal wedding: The invitation says 'day dress with hat.' Here are hats from other royal nuptials," 16 May 2018 The morning coat is typically worn for daytime events, such as Meghan and Harry’s wedding, and consists of a tailored coat, striped trousers, turndown collar shirt, waistcoat, tie, and accessories like top hats and canes. Stacey Leasca, Southern Living, "WATCH: 9 Words You Need to Know Before the Royal Wedding," 9 May 2018

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English Language Learners Definition of morning coat

: a type of formal black coat worn by men with some suits

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