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boutiques that sell high fashion to the very wealthy

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Just in time for absolutely nothing of this earth, this summer's best sandals have arrived in the most high fashion, biggest (literally) way possible. Liz Raiss, GQ, "This Summer's Best Sandals Got the Big Ugly Sneaker Treatment," 4 July 2018 It's meant to be an homage to the restaurant's location, surrounded by high fashion, in the South Coast Plaza Penthouse area on the third floor. Jenn Harris, latimes.com, "Spring's Tony Esnault and Yassmin Sarmadi to open a French restaurant at South Coast Plaza," 16 May 2018 But West is familiar with marrying sportswear with high fashion, having starred in the Yeezy Season 6 and 7 paparazzi campaigns in Calabasas and Tokyo, respectively. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Kim Kardashian West Has a New Favorite Outerwear Brand," 13 Dec. 2018 Newsletter Sign-up The controversy and Gucci’s response are a measure of the influence that African-Americans now wield in high fashion. Matthew Dalton, WSJ, "Gucci Owner Admits to a Blind Spot on Blackface," 12 Feb. 2019 Diana has had a keen instinct for high fashion for some time now. Zoe Ruffner, Vogue, "Is Priyanka Chopra’s Dog the Most Fashionable Pet in Hollywood?," 5 Feb. 2019 More than just wearing high fashion, Williams appeared to be having fun with it. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Game of Thrones’s Fiercest Warrior Was the Breakout Front Row Star of Paris Fashion Week," 21 Jan. 2019 Go with a ski suit from fashion’s favorite new brand, Cordova, and Sorel’s snow boots for a blend of high performance and high fashion. Anny Choi, Vogue, "The Best Ski (and Après-Ski) Looks to Sport From the Slopes to the Chalet," 5 Dec. 2018 Everybody's doing it: at the lower end of the spectrum, labels like Patagonia, North Face, and Salomon have never been more popular, while high fashion brands like Alyx and Prada are also feeling the technical outerwear and hiking shoe craze. Jake Woolf, GQ, "You Could Use a Style Upgrade," 21 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of high fashion

1870, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of high fashion was in 1870

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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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