high fashion


Definition of high fashion

Examples of high fashion in a Sentence

boutiques that sell high fashion to the very wealthy
Recent Examples on the Web Since his Vine days, Hill has forayed into the world of high fashion, often sitting front-row at shows and even appearing in editorials for Vogue, which explains his new stylish look. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "How Parker Kit Hill Is Bringing High-Fashion Comedy to TikTok," 29 Nov. 2020 As for her choice of fall outerwear, Middleton opted away from her usual, more high fashion labels, instead choosing a tan, knee-length wool coat from Massimo Dutti, a Spanish brand owned by Inditex. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "Kate Middleton Wore Her Go-To Floral Mask With Coat From Zara’s Sister Brand," 8 Oct. 2020 As the band matured, so did their looks; around 2015, Styles began mingling with the high fashion crowd, sitting front row at shows like Burberry with a sharp new English tailoring look to go with it. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Harry Styles’s Fashion Sense Just Keeps Getting Better," 13 Nov. 2020 Cozy doesn’t always mean casual, and no brand proves this more than Birdies, known for its gorgeous, high fashion flats and slides (velvet! Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, "Everything you need to stay warm and comfy indoors," 4 Nov. 2020 And while Morrison cites high fashion references for the most part, there is also an underlying pop cultural influence. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "What to Expect From Emily Ratajkowski’s Maternity Style," 26 Oct. 2020 There are so many camouflage patterns out there that are high fashion. Los Angeles Times, "How Linda Stark transforms kitschy hearts into visceral symbols of love and valor," 21 Oct. 2020 The visard was apparently a high fashion item among the wealthy during its peak, but the trend fell out of style by about the 18th century. Julie Ricevuto, Allure, "The Science of Beauty: The Complete Guide to Sunscreen," 15 Oct. 2020 Yet the attitude on set has the professional conviction required for a high fashion editorial. Jessica Iredale, New York Times, "The Marc Jacobs Whisperer," 13 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of high fashion

1870, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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23 Dec 2020

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“High fashion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20fashion. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of high fashion

: the newest fashions that are usually bought by only a small number of people

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