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In the 1960s and ’70s his designs (Le Smoking most of all, his inimitably sleek and suggestive tuxedos for women) revolutionized the boundaries of acceptability, heralding sensuality, scandal, and transgression.
The same writer connected the famous Rizzo-in-tuxedo-with-nightstick photo with the infamous stripping of Black Panthers on a North Philly sidewalk.
Hopkins' distinguished-gentleman look is a 180 from former Brioni creative director Justin O'Shea's bad boy-chic campaign starring members of Metallica, who styled their crisp tuxedos with beanies and shaggy 'dos.
The sparkles on the lapels of his tuxedo seem heartbreakingly hopeful, though not more so than the velvety, youthful optimism of his voice.
At 11 a.m. Aug. 26 and 27, the adorable tuxedo-sporting birds will be waddling in formation around the Helzberg Penguin Plaza.
What started out pretty normal on top—black tuxedo jacket, black dress shirt—turned into something only a frontman would wear from the waist down.
Perhaps something more casual, less tuxedos and carnevale masks, more Brooks Brothers deck shorts and Loro Piana knitwear.
Oates, fully bearded at the time, wears a sleeveless tuxedo vest.
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Origin and Etymology of tuxedo
First Known Use: 1889See Words from the same year
TUXEDO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tuxedo for English Language Learners
: a formal suit for a man; especially : a formal black suit worn with a white shirt and a black bow tie
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