Special occasion

   Special occasion is the market category within the fashion industry that encompasses the more formal side of attire, including after-five dresses and suits, formal attire, and evening-wear. It also includes the bridal industry, which consists of clothing worn by the bride, bride's maids, grooms, ushers, ring bearers, flower girls, and the father and the mother of the bride and groom.

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  • Special occasion — can refer to one of the following: * Special Occasion (Miracles album), a 1968 album by Motown group Smokey Robinson the Miracles **Special Occasion (Miracles song) The title song from that album. * Special Occasion (Bobby Valentino album), a… …   Wikipedia

  • Special Occasion (Bobby Valentino album) — Infobox Album Name = Special Occasion Type = Studio Artist = Bobby Valentino Released = Start date|2007|5|8 (see release history) Genre = R B, hip hop Length = Label = DTP/Def Jam Producer = Rodney Jerkins, Tim Bob, Dre Vidal, Bryan Michael Cox,… …   Wikipedia

  • Special Occasion (Miracles album) — Infobox Album | Name = Special Occasion Type = Album Artist = Smokey Robinson the Miracles Released = August 1968 Recorded = 1968 Genre = Soul Length = 32:23 Label = Tamla TS 290 Producer = Smokey Robinson Norman Whitfield Reviews = *Allmusic… …   Wikipedia

  • occasion — oc|ca|sion1 [ ə keıʒn ] noun *** 1. ) count a time at which something happens: on one occasion (=once): On one occasion we had to walk all the way home. on an earlier occasion: We tested a similar product on an earlier occasion. on occasion… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • occasion — I UK [əˈkeɪʒ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms occasion : singular occasion plural occasions *** 1) [countable] a time at which something happens on one occasion (= once): On one occasion we had to walk all the way home. on this occasion: I ll let you… …   English dictionary

  • occasion — oc|ca|sion1 W2S1 [əˈkeıʒən] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(time)¦ 2¦(special event)¦ 3¦(cause/reason)¦ 4 if (the) occasion arises 5 on occasion 6 on the occasion of something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: Latin occasio, from occidere to fall down …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • occasion — 1 noun 1 TIME a) (C) a time when something happens: on an occasion: She had met Zahid on an earlier occasion. | I ve seen Jana with them on several occasions. b) (singular) a suitable or favourable time (+ for): We used the meeting as an occasion …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • special — specially, adv. /spesh euhl/, adj. 1. of a distinct or particular kind or character: a special kind of key. 2. being a particular one; particular, individual, or certain: You d better call the special number. 3. pertaining or peculiar to a… …   Universalium

  • occasion*/*/*/ — [əˈkeɪʒ(ə)n] noun [C] 1) a time at which something happens On one occasion (= once) the defendant was seen trying to get in through a window.[/ex] He continues to work with us on occasion (= sometimes).[/ex] 2) a special or important time or… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • special — 1 / speSFl/ adjective 1 not ordinary or usual but different in some way and often better or more important: a special case, deserving special treatment | diabetics on a special diet | special occasion (=an important social event): I keep this… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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