She was overdressed
, but not badly dressed, in black with a high collar, and she wore black glace gloves, in which she played cards; she had several heavy gold chains round her neck, bangles on her wrists, and circular photograph pendants, one being of Queen Alexandra; she carried a black satin bag and chewed Sen-sens.
MAJOR FITZ-DAVID'S visitor proved to be a plump, round-eyed overdressed
girl, with a florid complexion and straw colored hair.
She is always overdressed
and never natural, but it seems to me that nearly everything she does is done to suit his whims, or at his instigation.
Memories of Evie's wedding had warped her, the starched servants, the yards of uneaten food, the rustle of overdressed
women, motor-cars oozing grease on the gravel, rubbish on a pretentious band.
Crawley's man, three other men, smelling very much of the stable, and four women, one of whom, I remarked, was very much overdressed
, and who flung me a look of great scorn as she plumped down on her knees.
Well, after I had been in the room about ten minutes, talking to huge overdressed
dowagers and tedious academicians, I suddenly became conscious that some one was looking at me.
It is the haunt of the river swell and his overdressed
But travel- stained though he was, he was well and even richly attired, and without being overdressed
looked a gallant gentleman.
A florid, overdressed
man was drinking in the parlor, and I could have sworn it was at the sight of him that Raffles recoiled on the threshold, and afterwards insisted on returning to the station through the rain.
Lord James Herries, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, was a short, dark, sturdy man with a very sallow face and a very sullen manner, which contrasted with the gorgeous flower in his buttonhole and his festive trick of being always slightly overdressed
Guests included American Vogue editor Dame Anna Wintour and British counterpart Edward Enninful, designer Stella McCartney and supermodel Naomi Campbell - who may have felt a little overdressed
next to Kate.
But beware: the formal black colour can feel arrogant or overdressed
in many situations.