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What Is White Tie Attire?

White tie, or full evening dress as we know it today, first started to evolve in the 18th Century, ironically as a more casual alternative to evening dress. What Does White Tie Attire Consist Of? White tie attire typically consists of: Black evening tail jacket with satin lapels. Black dinner trousers - flat fronted with two satin side stripes and adjustable waist buttons. White Marcella waistcoat with adjustable neck and waistband, cut to a deep v shape to reveal the shirt. The waistcoat should never sit longer than the jacket at the front, but should just cover the waistband. White wing collar Marcella shirt with fly fronted button fastening. Patent black leather dress shoes with black socks. Adjustable white Marcella bow...

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