\ ˈlu̇ks How to pronounce luxe (audio) , ˈləks, ˈlüks How to pronounce luxe (audio) \

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Other Words from luxe

luxe noun

Examples of luxe in a Sentence

we stayed only in luxe accommodations on the trip through the Loire Valley

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From the picturesque walks along the Huangpu River to the hustle and bustle on Nanjing Road, from soup dumplings the size of your head to ultra-luxe rooftops, Shanghai is an urban paradise. Adrienne Faurote, Marie Claire, "The Instagram Guide to Shanghai, China," 5 Apr. 2019 For a few, the party was their first stop of evening; Zoë Kravitz made her debut of the night in a luxe metallic bra by Elsa Peretti and Lupita Nyong'o arrived in a feathered fantasy from Oscar de la Renta. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "A Look Inside the Vanity Fair Oscar Party," 25 Feb. 2019 Anderson is known for his work with SoHo House, an elite, members-only club with luxe locations around the world. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Who's Attending Meghan Markle's Baby Shower in NYC?," 19 Feb. 2019 Swap your pastel dye job for luxe tones of sapphire, burgundy, and plum. Lillian Chen, Seventeen, "8 Super Cute Fall Hair Color Trends That Will Make You Crave a PSL," 23 July 2018 Paradise has found gems from luxe brands including Ganni, Maje, and Isabel Marant. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "8 Things to Know Before You Buy or Sell on eBay," 14 Dec. 2018 For fall 2018, moto jackets won't be the only ones decked in the luxe fabric – over-the-knee boots will get the faux leather treatment too. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "10 Cute Fall Outfits That Demand to Be Instagrammed," 25 July 2018 Layered bracelets and mixed metals with splashes of ocean blue are thematic and fit into the collectible approach of summertime jewelry stacking (and don't need to be all puka shells—luxe stones take things up a notch). Julia Gall, Marie Claire, "5 Accessory Trends You'll See Everywhere This Year," 24 Jan. 2019 How to Do It RightReachable only by boat, on its own private islet, Azerai Câ´n Tho’ is the latest opening from Adrian Zecha’s new affordable-luxe brand. Peter Jon Lindberg, Condé Nast Traveler, "How to Take Your Vietnam Trip to the Next Level," 20 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of luxe

1812, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for luxe

French, from Latin luxus — more at luxury

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