He was much interested in Philip's evening clothes
. He told him about the other men in the room and asked him every sort of question about himself.
He was bigger than I expected: I do not know why I had imagined him slender and of insignificant appearance; in point of fact he was broad and heavy, with large hands and feet, and he wore his evening clothes
By and by came a young man in evening clothes
and sat upon the third bench from the Prince.
He was dressed in ordinary evening clothes
, and nothing save his haggard look remained of the change that had startled me.
As a young admirer had once said of him: "If anybody can tell a fellow just when to wear a black tie with evening clothes
and when not to, it's Larry Lefferts." And on the question of pumps versus patent-leather "Oxfords" his authority had never been disputed.
"Perhaps it is his evening clothes
," Lady Tresham remarked, "they take some getting used to, I believe."
He was dressed in evening clothes
; his moustache was dyed.
One man-servant was busy preparing his bath in a room leading out of his sleeping apartment, while another brought him a choice of evening clothes
and superintended his disrobing.
The taller of the two (he was in evening clothes
under a light wide-open overcoat) with great presence of mind chucked her under the chin, giving me the view at the same time of a flash of white teeth in his dark, lean face.
In his evening clothes
the newcomer was no longer obtrusively American.
These, then, were the cool captains of industry and lords of society, these snarling, growling savages in evening clothes
. Truly Ernest had shaken them when he stretched out his hands for their moneybags, his hands that had appeared in their eyes as the hands of the fifteen hundred thousand revolutionists.
Over his evening clothes
he wore a curious pale yellow coat that looked more like a very light dressing gown than an overcoat, and on the back of his head was stuck an extraordinary broad-brimmed hat of a bright green colour, evidently some oriental curiosity caught up at random.