\ ˈlu̇ks , ˈləks, ˈlüks \

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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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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 Where to Stay La Ferme de Georges This boutique hotel currently offers the most luxe accomodations in Atins. Laird Borrelli-persson, Vogue, "An Insider’s Guide to Atins, a Hidden Paradise on the Northeast Coast of Brazil," 18 Jan. 2019 Spending nearly $40,000 on clothes in a year is still luxe AF. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Meghan Markle Had the Most Expensive Royal Wardrobe in 2018—By a Landslide," 6 Jan. 2019 For a more experimental touch, someone like, say, Emma Stone could easily slip into one of the season’s luxe jumpsuits for the red carpet. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "16 Red Carpet-Worthy Looks That Will Make You Rethink Gowns Forever," 29 Dec. 2018 Two inset nooks were slathered in bright, luxe wallpaper. Jennifer Blaise Kramer, House Beautiful, "How Pops Of Color Transformed These Classic White Rooms," 17 Dec. 2018 While Queen Rania's luxe tastes mirror that of the British royals, her eye for affordable fashion doesn't stray far from either Kate or Meghan's, either. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Queen Rania of Jordan Wore Zara Chiffon Culottes to the Arab Social Media Awards," 11 Dec. 2018 Another must for Erlanger was creating a cost-conscious capsule that still maintains its luxe appeal. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Micaela Erlanger’s Debut Jewelry Collection Delivers Red-Carpet Glamour for Under $60," 22 Oct. 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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