trouser suit


Definition of trouser suit

chiefly British

Examples of trouser suit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her fall collection included a plethora of layered suiting, including a gamine corduroy trouser suit, but nary an embroidered tunic. Christina Binkley, WSJ, 12 July 2021 Behind the long coat, the models’ bare legs wear voluminous boots in black curly faux fur, a trouser suit in black tweed with small checks in blue lurex or a chiffon dress worn over a bandeau top and skirt. Cécilia Pelloux, Forbes, 12 Mar. 2021 The royal is planning to bring several of the classic pieces, which include a chic white shirt and black trouser suit, for her upcoming tour of Africa with Prince Harry and their son Archie next week. Moniquejessen,, 18 Sep. 2019 A few weeks later, Glenda Jackson wore a Dolce white trouser suit to the Met Gala. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, 12 June 2019 The women, who seemed a few years younger than the men, were also expensively dressed, many in silky, boldly patterned bell-bottom trouser suits. Charles Bethea, The New Yorker, 25 May 2018 Mixed in with Cowan’s greatest hits were superhero pieces that included a hot pink fur chubby with neon-light lapels and a pastel ombré trouser suit with pleating down the sides. Rachel Marlowe, Vogue, 11 Mar. 2019 Victoria’s three piece white trouser suit and super-rare teeth smile casually flirting with Prince Charles? Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, 2 July 2018 Naomi Campbell went bold and arty in Raf Simons for Calvin Klein, offsetting her graphic trouser suit with a tomato-red turtleneck. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, 17 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of trouser suit

1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Trouser suit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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