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for·mal·wear

 (fôr′məl-wâr′)
n.
Attire, such as evening gowns and tuxedos, for wear on formal occasions.

for•mal•wear

(ˈfɔr məlˌwɛər)

n.
clothing designed for or customarily worn on formal occasions, as tuxedos and evening gowns.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.formalwear - attire to wear on formal occasions in the eveningformalwear - attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening
attire, garb, dress - clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
balldress - a suit or dress for formal occasions
dinner dress, dinner gown, evening gown, formal - a gown for evening wear
black tie, dinner jacket, tux, tuxedo - semiformal evening dress for men
dress suit, full dress, tail coat, tailcoat, tails, white tie and tails, white tie - formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
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The Bridal Group operates 256 David's Bridal stores, over 500 Formalwear stores, and 11 Priscilla of Boston stores in 47 states and Puerto Rico.
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During the month of May, May's Bridal Group opened two After Hours Formalwear stores in Florida and Missouri.
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In addition, May's Bridal Group opened two After Hours Formalwear stores.
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Fortunately, the mens formalwear industry is prepared.
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From the Oscars to the SAG awards, not to mention Oprah's 50th black tie birthday bash, formalwear is dominating the landscape.