de rigeur Formal
Meaning: If something is de rigeur, it is necessary to have if you want to be fashionable or be accepted into a particular social scene.
- For a long time baseball caps, hooded jackets and sneakers were de rigeur among kids into rap music.
- Blue jeans and T-shirts seem to have become de rigeur for male exectives in the computer industry in California.
Tattoos and pierced ears are de rigeur among