high style

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Definition of high style 

: the newest style in fashion or design usually adopted by a limited number of people

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Today’s statement jewelry trend follows a straight line back to Lane, who credited himself with making costume jewelry into bold, unabashed objects of high style. Cindy Dampier, chicagotribune.com, "Rihanna loves it. So does Gwyneth Paltrow. Why fake jewelry unites us — and how to wear it well," 31 May 2018 The staggering high style of the Normandie, launched in 1935, set the bar for fashionable elegance. Hamish Bowles, Vogue, "Two If By Sea: In London, a Look at the World's Most Luxurious Ocean Liners," 2 Mar. 2018 While Ducasse himself will not be involved in the Charlotte project, his restaurant consulting group will be — and that carries an undeniable cachet, signaling the high style expected for the Elior project. Kathleen Purvis, charlotteobserver, "Breaking: Charlotte's newest uptown restaurant to have superstar French connection | Charlotte Observer," 15 May 2018 Flowing dresses with long trains, unique hemlines, florals, golds and pastel shades added high style. Nikki Delamotte, cleveland.com, "Glenville High School and Ginn Academy students celebrate 2018 prom at St. Noel's Banquet Center (photos)," 12 May 2018 Disney and Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War kicked off the summer box office in high style, opening to a record-setting $250 million in North America and $380 million overseas for a global total of $630 million, the top worldwide start of all time. Pamela Mcclintock, Billboard, "Box Office: 'Avengers: Infinity War' Passes 'Star Wars: Force Awakens' With Record $250M U.S. Bow," 29 Apr. 2018 This dovetails with another Pruitt habit, which is a taste for traveling in high style. Jonathan Chait, Daily Intelligencer, "Scott Pruitt’s Scandals Won’t Stop Coming, and Trump Might Actually Have to Fire Him," 5 Apr. 2018 Baar & Bass: For a splash of Chelsea high style, side lap to this unique fashion and lifestyle store with lots of character. Tom Marchant, Harper's BAZAAR, "103 Things to Do, See, Eat and Shop in London," 7 Dec. 2017 Her collection, like Piccioli’s, succeeded in pointing a way towards how a modern woman might put herself together in dignified, graceful high style; a wardrobe to frame personality, beyond trend, to keep forever. Sarah Mower, Vogue, "In Praise of Haute Couture, a Made-by-Hand Antidote to Much of What’s Ailing Fashion in 2018," 26 Jan. 2018

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1933, in the meaning defined above

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