He dressed neatly, but his morning coat
was badly made, and his picturesque felt hat was too old.
He was dressed like any other ordinary gentleman, in a loose grey morning coat
and waistcoat, and white trousers; and had his watch in his fob, and his money in his pockets: which he rattled as if he were very proud of it.
A tall, handsome man, with superb whiskers, wearing a velvet morning coat
and a brilliant watch chain, approached Miss Miller, looking sharply at her companion.
Signature morning coats
worn by Jeremy Piven, who played Mr Selfridge, will be on display alongside gorgeous dresses, hats and fur lined coats worn by Rose, Lady Mae and Agnes Towler.
Fascinators were out, along with miniskirts and bared midriffs, and men were invited to wear morning coats
Take the other week for example, I went to Ascot with some friends who usually slouch around the place in creased T-shirts and ripped jeans, but had to put on top hats and morning coats
for the occasion," he adds.
The Ascot sequence in the film had 130 men in morning coats
and top hats and several inches of alabaster flesh showed occasionally amongst the dozens of women who paraded up and down in the enclosure, the rest of their bodies was hidden beneath stunning costumes and sensational hats.
The men are all dressed for business, Henry Rigby in a lounge suit while the agent - and possibly the chief's son too - wear more formal morning coats
, identifiable by their cutaway fronts.
In the rest of the world, hairspray for men has gone the way of the dodo and the Sodastream, but at Royal Ascot it still exists in a parallel universe, alongside morning coats
, cravats and wealthy people who like to bet pounds 2 each-way at 7-4.
I won't be asking visitors to wear morning coats
but I would like to see the ladies in nice summer frocks, with linen suits and Panamas for men.
Two-tone silk Medieval blouses and midnight blue morning coats
are softened with layered vintage lace and fine knitwear.
The chambelanes were similarly elegant, wearing black morning coats
and tiny calla lily boutonnieres.