high style


Definition of high style

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

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Harrah’s SoCal suites are decorated in high style, with glitzy accents and plush textiles blended with classic lines and soothing colors. Michele Parente, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Lavish casino hotel suites offer taste of the sweet life," 8 Sep. 2019 ComplexCon is where grit meets grandeur and high style meets high demand. Chris Lamorte, chicagotribune.com, "The best fashion at ComplexCon," 20 July 2019 Shopping and sightseeing go hand-in-hand; galleries showcase local artists, boutiques sell high style and resort casual attire, emporiums carry distinctive lightship baskets. Danica Farley, Orange County Register, "A whale of a time in Nantucket," 17 July 2019 On Detroit, Michigan’s Frederick Law Olmsted–designed Belle Isle, the latter is celebrated in high style with this event that draws thousands of attendees, including the WindJammers, a professional kite-flying team based in the city. Anna Marlis Burgard, National Geographic, "This summer’s best island festivals in the U.S.," 12 June 2019 BROADWAY André De Shields is celebrating his 50th year as a professional performer in high style. Diane Snyder, Billboard, "Tony Nominee Spotlight: Andre De Shields Reflects on His 50 Year Career & Playing Hermes in 'Hadestown'," 8 June 2019 Tall boots, particularly thigh-high styles, are very in. Tara Gonzalez, Glamour, "The Best Thigh-High Boots That’ll Go With Every Outfit This Fall," 9 Oct. 2018 This summer, relive those days in high style as Todd Selby collaborates with members-only, luxury subscription-box service Svbscription. Jesse Dorris, House Beautiful, "Home Delivery: Todd Selby's Care Package from Svbscription," 18 June 2013 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

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First Known Use of high style

1933, in the meaning defined above

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