The dinner jacket
first appeared 119 years ago this month on the back of Griswold Lorillard at the Autumn Ball of the Tuxedo Club in New York State.
Today I only seem to see youngsters wearing dinner jackets
(DJs) - or the more fashionable American tuxedos - at weddings or "Hooray" bashes.
First known as a Homburg jacket, then in 1888 a dress lounge, in 1896 it became the dinner jacket
and at the turn of the century we Brits adopted the American phrase tuxedo.
Photographs of Sunday's nuptials in Malibu showed the star of the film The Wedding Singer in a black dinner jacket
and Titone dressed in a revealing white gown with spaghetti straps.
He even wore a "knackered" 25-year-old dinner jacket
to pick up his Best Screenplay award last week.
Former 007 Moore, wearing a dinner jacket
, arrived with his partner Christina 'Kiki' Tholstrup dressed in a long floral blue dress with sheer sleeves.
And a suave 007 having his advances spurned by a mysterious blonde with the words "Ooh, Mr Bond, your dinner jacket
don't half stink" is certainly not sophisticated.
Hall says the ivory shawl-collared dinner jacket
associated with the film ``Casablanca'' is very hip again.
With her hair dressed down, Kate appeared relaxed and William looked smart in a dinner jacket
Film star Adam Sandler married model-actress Jackie Titone in a California outdoor ceremony that was attended by celebrity friends and his pet bulldog, Meatball, dressed in a dinner jacket
Sandler's dog, Meatball, appears in one photo wearing a black dinner jacket
and a white yarmulke.
Rod stood out in a black dinner jacket
and yellow waistcoat and tie.