Author Topic: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie  (Read 4759 times)

Julian

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Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« on: November 25, 2013, 01:15:37 pm »
As per the title, really.  Help me find a female character, ideally in film but could be in literature or gaming, who wears a men's style tuxedo.  I'm stuck. 


hillbilly

Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2013, 01:23:47 pm »
Marlene Dietrich? Although I might be remembering top hat and tails.

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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2013, 01:24:25 pm »
Willie Scott in Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom spends a chunk of the film wearing Indy's tux.
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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2013, 01:49:41 pm »
KD Lang?  I guess that doesn't help.

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tiermat

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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2013, 01:52:49 pm »
Doesn't wossername in "Mr and Mrs Smith" wear one?
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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2013, 01:53:27 pm »
Julie Andrews in Victor/Victoria.


citoyen

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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2013, 03:02:36 pm »
Probably not quite what you're after, but Roisin Conaty as "Damon" in Friday's episode of Man Down was brilliant...


Wascally Weasel

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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2013, 03:34:01 pm »
Female doctor character at the end of Men in Black gets Tuxedo’ed up – can’t remember her character name so she might not be a strong contender.

Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2013, 03:37:03 pm »
Not quite black tie, but I loved Tilda Swinton as Gabriel in Constantine.
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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #10 on: November 25, 2013, 03:54:10 pm »
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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #11 on: November 25, 2013, 03:56:19 pm »
bobb and EG?
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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #12 on: November 25, 2013, 04:06:28 pm »
Kim Basinger in 91/2 weeks? Again probably not exactly what you're looking for....

LEE

Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #13 on: November 25, 2013, 09:20:45 pm »
Kim Basinger in 91/2 weeks? Again probably not exactly what you're looking for....

You mean that film where Mickey Rourke is with Kim Basinger and she wears a trilby, has a moustache and a cigar and he is holding a Brandy Glass and cigar?

Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #14 on: November 25, 2013, 10:57:49 pm »
Kim Basinger in 91/2 weeks? Again probably not exactly what you're looking for....

You mean that film where Mickey Rourke is with Kim Basinger and she wears a trilby, has a moustache and a cigar and he is holding a Brandy Glass and cigar?
God I'd love to see a photo of that ....

red marley

Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #15 on: November 25, 2013, 11:31:29 pm »
Marlene Dietrich in Morocco (probably what Hillbilly was referring to):

http://youtu.be/jO0h190oboE

And I love this publicity shot of Josephine Baker, although I don't know whether she ever featured in films in the outfit.


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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #16 on: November 26, 2013, 07:04:04 am »
Doesn't wossername in "Mr and Mrs Smith" wear one?
Mrs Smith?

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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #17 on: November 26, 2013, 08:05:32 am »
Doesn't wossername in "Mr and Mrs Smith" wear one?
Mrs Smith?

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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #18 on: November 26, 2013, 09:17:41 am »
Lady Gaga and Carrie Underwood are two who've made tuxedos look great. I can't think of any movie characters - I imagined Liza Minelli from Cabaret, but I think the tuxedo references were tenuous; a top hat and a bow tie and not a lot else!

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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #19 on: November 26, 2013, 10:21:34 am »
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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #20 on: November 26, 2013, 11:48:49 am »
Again, not what you're looking for, but she definitely deserves a fillum:

  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Edwards_Walker   :thumbsup:

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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #21 on: November 26, 2013, 12:00:48 pm »
Again, not what you're looking for, but she definitely deserves a fillum:

  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Edwards_Walker   :thumbsup:



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LEE

Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #22 on: November 26, 2013, 03:42:19 pm »
Again, not what you're looking for, but she definitely deserves a fillum:

  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Edwards_Walker   :thumbsup:



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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #23 on: November 26, 2013, 09:20:38 pm »
What about Desire from The Sandman? Although I could only find illustrations with a red jacket, I'm it was black, but with a red bow tie, in the originals, at least from time to time

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Re: Female characters who wear tuxedos / black tie
« Reply #24 on: December 06, 2013, 12:27:06 am »
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