high fashion

noun

Examples of high fashion in a Sentence

boutiques that sell high fashion to the very wealthy
Recent Examples on the Web In the 2006 hit comedy, Streep embodied the cutting Miranda Priestly, the ice-queen editor at a high fashion magazine. Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY, 25 Feb. 2024 But the transition from Fifth Avenue high-end and high fashion to high-performance and technical function has certainly accelerated in recent decades. Alicia Wallace, CNN, 24 Feb. 2024 The spacious suite oozes with high fashion grandeur with its rich emerald green velvet textures and towering bronze four-poster bed. Anna Haines, Forbes, 15 Feb. 2024 Unsurprisingly with a high fashion brand like Dolce & Gabbana, these collections are on the pricey side. Sharon Greenthal, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Feb. 2024 Dressing celebrities for award shows and galas has become such a valuable piece of high fashion’s marketing machine that some designers are perhaps better known just for their red-carpet fashion (looking at you, Schiaparelli’s Daniel Roseberry). Valli Herman, Los Angeles Times, 30 Jan. 2024 The presentations showcased the global city’s status as the epicenter of high fashion. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 26 Jan. 2024 The Golden Globes set the tone, with Margot Robbie, Greta Lee, and Dua Lipa turning heads in serious high fashion. Alex Kessler, Vogue, 12 Jan. 2024 Using both natural and man-made materials, as well as harnessing both her weaving and metallurgical fabrication, López crafts one-of-a-kind pieces that traverse the line between fine art and high fashion. Seth Combs, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of high fashion was in 1870

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“High fashion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20fashion. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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