Morning Coat

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Types of Tailcoats - Morning Coat
... The modern morning coat (or cutaway in American English) is a man's coat worn as the principal item in morning dress ... The name derives from morning nineteenth century horseback riding exercise for gentlemen ... Gradually it became acceptable as an alternative to the frock coat for formal day wear or full dress ...
Morning Dress - Standard Components - Outline
... Morning dress consists of a morning coat (the morning cut of tailcoat), now always single breasted with one button (or very rarely two) and with peaked lapels a waistcoat, at formal events this is black and matches ... is folded and inserted into the front breast pocket of the morning coat black Oxford shoes or dress boots, or boots with a horse riding connection, such as George or Chelsea boot, or galosh-top dress boots worn ... Morning suits will sometimes be a middle-tone gray ...
History Of Suits - Men's Suits - Inter-war
... Long coats quickly went out of fashion for everyday wear and business, and the morning coat gained its current classification of "formal" ... During the 1920s, short suits were always worn except on formal occasions when a morning coat would be worn for formal occasions in the daytime old conservative men continued to wear a frock coat ... (with four buttons on each side) with single-breasted coats ...

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