costume jewelry

noun

Definition of costume jewelry

: jewelry designed for wear with current fashions and usually made of inexpensive materials

Examples of costume jewelry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are also costume jewelry options worn by Monroe, Hayworth, Judy Garland, Olivia de Havilland and Barbara Stanwyck from Joseff of Hollywood. Lindsey Bahr, ajc, 10 May 2022 There are also costume jewelry options worn by Monroe, Hayworth, Judy Garland, Olivia de Havilland and Barbara Stanwyck from Joseff of Hollywood. Lindsey Bahr, USA TODAY, 10 May 2022 Don’t be surprised to find: Go-go boots, tutus, costume jewelry, tribute T-shirts and tie-dye shirts. AccessAtlanta, 27 May 2022 At 19, Tulsee started an import-export business of costume jewelry. Cheryl Robinson, Forbes, 3 May 2022 Once Green returned, Skinner told them what to do: purchase a dress in Sierra’s favorite colors — purple or royal blue — with long sleeves and a high neck, plus a wig and costume jewelry. Washington Post, 21 Mar. 2022 Which is when the nearly 300-pound former soprano slapped him with an open hand, opening up a four-inch gash along the funnyman’s face as her costume jewelry hit his cheek. Rob Long, National Review, 31 Mar. 2022 Cleveland, Ohio, native Kelly, who introduced one of the teams, chose a look that matched his maximalist style, comprised of a gray sweater and black trousers both decorated with costume jewelry in swirling patterns. Quinci Legardye, Harper's BAZAAR, 21 Feb. 2022 And Just Like That... costume designer Molly Rogers styled the SATC star in jewels from Fred Leighton and Larkspur & Hawk, as well as the estate watch from Briony Raymond and vintage costume jewelry. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 15 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of costume jewelry

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of costume jewelry was in 1907

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Last Updated

23 Jun 2022

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“Costume jewelry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/costume%20jewelry. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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