styl·ing | \ˈstī-liŋ \

Definition of styling 

: the way in which something is styled

Examples of styling in a Sentence

a car with sleek new styling

Recent Examples on the Web

Like the Julbo, these lose points in my book for the Tron-like styling. Aaron Gulley, Outside Online, "8 New Riding Sunglasses for Summer," 13 June 2018 The Guardian just reported that visits to online styling services have increased 800 percent since 2014—and Stitch Fix sits atop of it, as its competitors fall off the pace. Cam Wolf, GQ, "Stitch Fix Thinks It Can Hack Your Style," 29 May 2018 Gabriela Zaravia Fashion consultant 31 years old Gabriela shares her passion for fashion through her consulting business, which provides individualized styling services to all people of all shapes and sizes. Grace Palmieri, azcentral, "Who's Next: 25 designers influencing Arizona from fashion to graphic design," 16 Mar. 2018 John Lewis, for instance, opened its 49th store in October with 20% of the space dedicated to eye tests, children’s car-seat fittings and free styling services for men. The Economist, "Can’t stand the heat," 15 Mar. 2018 The store’s modern styling also is a nod to the fashion house’s new men’s artistic director, streetwear designer Virgil Abloh (also known as Kanye West’s personal creative director). Candice Baker Yacono,, "Louis Vuitton South Coast Plaza reopens with store-exclusive merchandise," 12 July 2018 Wantable launched styling boxes for men's fitness apparel a little over a year ago and has added extended sizing for women. Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee-based subscription box online styling service Wantable raises $1.44 million in financing," 17 May 2018 That first Drybar location in Brentwood has spawned 101 more, with over 3,000 employees and more than 25 products and styling tools. Jane Larkworthy, The Cut, "Alli Webb Has Opened Over a Hundred Drybars," 26 June 2018 Lake, who has been featured on Fortune’s 40 Under 40 List, founded personal styling service Stitch Fix seven years ago and took it public in November. Polina Marinova, Fortune, "Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake Joins the Board of Beauty Products Company Glossier," 26 June 2018

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1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of styling was in 1928

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English Language Learners Definition of styling

: the way in which something is designed

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