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  The Raw Story | Bush coaxed into white tie for lavish banquet with queen
A reluctant US President George W. Bush was to don white tie and tails Monday to host Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at a state banquet featuring entertainment from violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman.
According to the menu released by the White House, they were to start with spring pea soup and chive pizzelle -- a traditional Italian waffle cookie -- with American caviar.
Main courses were to comprise Dover sole with roasted artichokes, pequillo peppers and olives, and a saddle of spring lamb garnished with a chanterelle sauce.
rawstory.com /news/afp/Bush_coaxed_into_white_tie_for_lavi_05072007.html   (525 words)

  Black tie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The fl silk bow tie and the short mess jacket are of military origin - fl silk bow ties were and still are worn by British naval and military officers in ball dress and mess dress when their civilian counterparts are in white tie.
White waistcoats, as worn with white tie, used to be said to be an alternative to the fl waistcoat, but are almost never seen.
Both are worn with a fl bow tie, however mess dress is worn with a white waistcoat instead of the usual blue, and may be worn with a stiff shirt and wing collar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Black_tie   (1639 words)

 White tie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
White tie (known as full evening dress in the United Kingdom and other areas) is the most formal dress code that exists for civilians today.
White ties were historically worn by clerics and in the professions that formerly were filled by priests and minor clerics.
White ties are not worn with military mess dress, where fl ties are worn even with the most formal variants.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/White_tie   (768 words)

 Search Results for white-tie - Encyclopædia Britannica
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www.britannica.com /search?query=white-tie&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (554 words)

 Formal Attire — Black & White Tie - Etiquette
White tie is to be considered as the most formal of all dress codes.
White Tie attire for women calls for a gown that has to extend to the floor.
Tuxedo which includes: a fl tailcoat, white piqué vest, crisp white tuxedo shirt, white pique bow tie, fl dress slacks with a silk or satin stripe to match the dinner jacket and perfectly shined leather shoes.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art21667.asp   (682 words)

 Welcome to Ducky's Formal Wear!
Usually a traditional fl tuxedo worn with a white wing collar or pleated front shirt and tie and cummerbund in fl satin or dark shades.
Usually a white or colored dinner jacket or a 2 or 3 piece suit is appropriate.
Possible white dinner jackets with fl trousers or fl tuxedo with red accessories and white pleated shirt are just a few examples.
www.duckysformalwear.com /formal.htm   (239 words)

 White Tie
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www.coulthardqh.com /white_tie.htm   (271 words)

 Formalwear Guide: Occasions
Shirt white or coordinate with tuxedo in color, may be pleated or flat.
Updated cutaway usually grey, with striped or matching trousers, white shirt striped tie or ascot; or tuxedo in conservative colors, dark for winter or all grey cutaway outfit with wing or fold collar formal shirt and striped grey ascot or four-in-hand tie.
The traditional fl, worn with white shirt and vest (or cummerbund) in fl or dark shades), and a fl tie or tie matching the cummerbund; and patent shoes.
www.formalwear.org /public/guide/occasions.html   (609 words)

 "Black Tie Optional," What Do I Wear?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Black tie invited" formerly used as optional is not an unfamiliar term in today's party planning scene so many party invitations may read "fl tie invited," "fl tie preferred," "fl tie optional," or simply "fl tie." Although the clothing industry is trendy, there are some definite rules.
White dinner jackets should only be worn from May through September with the exception of warm resort locations or in hot-weather states where it is appropriate all year round.
White tie is the ultimate in formal dress for men.
www.formalwear.org /public/resources/blacktie.htm   (283 words)

 White Tie -- Bow-Tie   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although it is possible to buy white bow-ties in white silk or satin, the most common material is marcella (or pique).
It is not difficult to tie a bow-tie — the geometry of the knot is identical to that in your shoe laces — so we hope you will consider the latter.
Adjust the tie to the correct length and then tie it.
www.cam.ac.uk /societies/cuhags/whitetie/bow-tie.htm   (313 words)

 BBC NEWS | South Asia | White tea - pick of the crop
They tie white muslin cloths around their heads and pull on soft cotton gloves.
Mr Karunaratne says that what makes white tea so exclusive - beloved in the past of English kings and Japanese emperors - is the painstaking process it requires to produce it.
White tea is drunk straight, he explains - no milk, no sugar.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/3686290.stm   (590 words)

 WeddingBells - The Anatomy Of A Tuxedo
It is worn with a turned-down-collar shirt, a four-in-hand tie, a grey vest, and grey/fl striped trousers.
Like the mandarin collar, this collar is made of a band of fabric, though it is slightly higher and cut in a notch at the front closure.
A variation on full dress, worn only to the most formal evening weddings, white tie consists of a fl tailcoat and fl tuxedo trousers with a white bow-tie (of piqué rather than satin), winged-collar tuxedo shirt, and white vest.
www.weddingbells.com /help/groomglossary.html   (1036 words)

 Austin Reed - Black and White Tie
Some formal functions require Black Tie, where a single or double-breasted fl dinner jacket is worn with matching trousers with a single row of braid on the leg.
White Tie is the suitable attire for a banquet or state occasion.
A fl evening tailcoat is worn with fl dress trousers and white marcella (or pique) shirt, waistcoat and white bow tie.
www.austinreed.co.uk /scat/blackandwhitetie&bklist=scat,3,hirewear,blackandwhitetie   (160 words)

 Black Tie Guide | White Tie
Combined with the heavily starched fabric and the broad wings that helped keep the bow tie perfectly in place, the resulting effect “framed all men’s faces in regal splendor” to quote Allan Flusser.
It is a little known fact today that when a bow tie is worn with a wing collar shirt its band should never be seen above the jacket’s collar.
A fl-tie bow tie and waistcoat neck strap are held in place by the shirt's back loop.
www.blacktieguide.com /Supplemental/White_Tie.htm   (1577 words)

 White Tie Transportation - Gateway to Sedona
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Meet Craig & Annette David, the husband and wife team/owners and opeators of White Tie Transportation in Sedona, Arizona.
White Tie Transportation, LLC is available on call 7 a.m.-11 p.m.
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 Black Tie Glossary
Usually worn with a fancy button cover; a tie cannot be worn with this shirt.
The most traditional vest; often worn with white tie and tails.
Worn with contrasting striped trousers, pearl vest, laydown collar shirt, and 4-in-hand tie.
www.sarnotux.com /glossary.asp   (995 words)

 WKRC 12 Cincinnati - How to dress for holiday parties, from white tie to festive
Gentleman are expected to wear a tuxedo jacket with a tail, white bow tie, white vest, white gloves and fl shoes that tie.
This is a formal affair but not as upscale as a white tie event.
Men are expected to wear tuxedos with a fl bow tie and a white tuxedo shirt.
www.wkrc.com /guides/holiday/story.aspx?content_id=AB5E38A5-6E80-4416-AE3E-0F807E7AC70E   (769 words)

 Baldwin Formals | nyctuxedos.com
At Black Tie affairs, a traditional fl wool tuxedo is the preferred choice of attire.
A White Tie tail coat is traditionally fl with a peak lapel but can be worn with a notch or shawl lapel.
The accessories are traditionally of the same fabric, white cotton pique bow tie, vest, shirt, and mother of pearl studs and cufflinks.
www.nyctuxedos.com /index.cfm/FuseAction/Main.Page/page/showroom.cfm   (298 words)

 WOWT | A Red & White Tie
Junior Brittany Timko had a pair of chances to add to the lead in the 11th minute, but her first shot bounded off the crossbar and her second attempt was punched away by a diving Jamie Klages, one of two freshmen goalkeepers for the Huskers.
In a well-fought contest, neither team was able to score the rest of the period and the game was ruled a tie.
Fans are encouraged to park in the Stadium Drive Parking Garage for that game and may enter the stadium by the columns near the east side of Memorial Stadium.
www.wowt.com /sports/headlines/1785317.html   (203 words)

 Mrs. Bush's Remarks in a Media Preview for the State Dinner in Honor of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal ...
They hosted us at Buckingham Palace in 2003 for a white tie dinner, and we're really thrilled to have the opportunity to host them.
We came to the State Dinner for Queen Elizabeth back in '93* when President Bush was President, and so we know what this dinner will be like, and we've been really looking forward to it for that reason.
So I think it will be a really beautiful dinner, and I want you all to be able to ask them anything you want to know about what all of them have done.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2007/05/20070507-5.html   (889 words)

 Tuxedo rental, dinner jackets, black or white tie events, formal events, men’s formal evening wear: Savvi Formalwear   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For a fl tie event, tuxedos are mandatory.
This doesn’t necessarily limit you to wearing a fl tie — just a tuxedo jacket and trousers … colorful or patterned vests, cummerbunds, and ties, are usually appropriate.
This is a very formal event and the guidelines are probably very strict: fl tails with fl trousers, white pique wing collar shirt, white pique vest and tie, white jewelry and white gloves.
www.tuxedoamerica.com /special/style.aspx   (288 words)

 Black Tie Events: What To Wear
If the event you are attending is 'fl tie' and the invitation says the same, you are expected to wear a tuxedo.
Black tuxedos and white or ivory dinner jackets with fl trousers are appropriate.
This term means you must wear fl tails with fl trousers and a white pique' formal shirt, bow tie and vest.
www.formalamerica.com /protocol_article006.htm   (266 words)

 White tie requires refresher course - Family Times - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The custom was dropped by the White House early in the Kennedy administration and has not been revived since except for a few protocol-heavy state dinners honoring long-reigning monarchs such as Queen Elizabeth II of England and the late Emperor Hirohito of Japan.
The National Symphony Orchestra dropped it for good as de rigueur attire for its annual ball in the wake of the September 11 tragedy.
• Waistcoat: White, heavy silk or cotton pique, V- or U-shaped, single- or double-breasted without lapels or a shawl collar.
www.washingtontimes.com /familytimes/20060225-101555-3891r.htm   (516 words)

 Cape Cod Boston Martha's Vineyard MA Providence RI Limosine Service Logan Airport Limos from White Tie ...
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 Modern Man | Cracking the Dress Code   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When the invitation reads "Black Tie", "Black Tie Preferred", "Le Smoking", or "Smoking" for an evening semi-formal event or "White Tie" or "Full Dress" for an evening formal event, then your host is providing an elegant affair and expects you to dress according to fit the decor and ambiance of the evening.
EVENING FORMAL: (The Opera, charity ball) White tie and tails (fl tailcoat), fl trousers with two satin seams on the outside leg, white pique vest, white bow tie, white kid gloves, white boutonniere, fl top hat, white silk scarf, fl or gold cufflinks and studs.
EVENING SEMI-FORMAL: (weddings, theatre opening nights) Black dinner jacket or white in summer (tuxedo), fl trousers with one satin seam on the outside leg, fl vest or cummerbund, fl bow tie, white silk scarf, fl or gold cufflinks and studs.
www.modernman.com /clothes/59-1.html   (1104 words)

 Bush Tie Not Looking Good - Apr 14, 2004 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On camera, the blue-with-white-dots tie literally jumped off the screen, producing an interference pattern known as the moiré effect--"the tie appears to be moving when it's not," former CNN correspondent Jim Hill explained.
Roth, for one, said he never, not for a second of the hourlong appearance, stopped being distracted by the tie.
A White House media rep said Wednesday he was unaware of a tie flap.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,13902,00.html   (646 words)

 Formal Attire - Black/White Tie
Black tie - Black tuxedo with fl tie and cummerbund/vest with a crisp white shirt.
White tie - Black tuxedo with white tie and cummerbund/vest with a crisp white shirt.
Ladies should be attired in a full length evening/ball gown regardless of white or fl tie required.
www.etiquetteave.com /formalwear.htm   (193 words)

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