They are as dressy
and as tasteful and as graceful as they could possibly be without being angels.
A very good man, and very much the gentleman I am sure: but I should think, Miss Elliot," (looking with serious reflection), "I should think he must be rather a dressy
man for his time of life.
Elisha Wright said she understood that Redmond girls, especially those who belonged to Kingsport, were 'dreadful dressy
and stuck-up,' and she guessed I wouldn't feel much at home among them; and I saw myself, a snubbed, dowdy, humiliated country girl, shuffling through Redmond's classic halls in coppertoned boots.
I don't suppose you really need it; you've plenty of pretty waists; but I thought maybe you'd like something real dressy
to wear if you were asked out anywhere of an evening in town, to a party or anything like that.
I dare say I'm wrong -- but I don't like a dressy
woman in her station of life.
She hated asking Philip for money, but would he send some by return, as she had had to buy herself a new hat, she couldn't go about with her lady-friend always in the same hat, and her lady-friend was so dressy
The good lady owned that she did "love a dressy
cap," and on this occasion her head gear was magnificent; for the towering structure of lace was adorned with buff ribbons to such an extent that it looked as if a flock of yellow butterflies had settled on her dear old head.
I don't care about owning it," Waterloo Sedley would say to his friends, "I am a dressy
man"; and though rather uneasy if the ladies looked at him at the Government House balls, and though he blushed and turned away alarmed under their glances, it was chiefly from a dread lest they should make love to him that he avoided them, being averse to marriage altogether.
There are four objections to this: First, why should a gentleman so dressy
as our friend Glass leave his hat behind him, if he left of his own free will?
THE SWIMWEAR: M&S Collection green swim shorts PS10, Marks and Spencer THE LIGHTWEIGHT SHIRT: Hammond & Co pattern shirt PS40, Debenhams THE CHINOS: Drawcord grey chinos PS22, Next THE HOLIDAY BLAZER: Light blue slub blazer PS75, Burton THE DRESSY
SHORTS: Pink tailored shorts PS20, Burton THE SUMMER KNIT: Linea grey knit polo PS35, House of Fraser THE SHADES: Ray-Ban aviator sunglasses, were PS170, now PS136, Littlewoods.
This will turn a weekend casual look into a dressy
From full ballgowns to dressy
jumpsuits, a host of new season styles were on view.