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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of accessorise.


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  • Jopling's first became a name to conjure with outside the stylish art world once he began being photographed at high society parties, invariably accessorised with trendy black-framed glasses and his vivacious former wife, Sam Taylor-Wood.

    Jay Jopling: portrait of the perfect gallerist | profile

  • Eighteen months ago, I met a trendy east London band whose singer wore one that he had accessorised with a Metallica patch and band names written on it in Biro.

    Alexis Petridis: Heavy irony

  • This powerhouse is made to sing "Tests" – the standout track from previous performances – too stagily, in a costume accessorised with beads and feathers.

    The Long Count – review

  • There was something epic and perhaps even Bollywood-tinged about some of the camera angles, which featured more extreme, squinting facial portraits than normal, notably in an opening segment dominated by the Indian bowler Sreesanth, surely the most accessorised cricketer in history, a jingle-jangle scarecrow of bangles, bandages, medallions and bracelets.

    India's future is so bright they gotta wear shades | Barney Ronay

  • There are few jobs, outside the theatre, where civilians can pass themselves off as fully accessorised pirates, cowboys or fairies, but in the specials, with an individual "Metvest" and a laden utility belt, the kit surely surpasses any childhood fantasy: "The utility belt will include your handcuffs, CS spray, gloves, ASP and a mobile first-aid kit which you will wear every time you go out on duty."

    Do we really want to be policed by hobby bobbies?

  • You're already sufficiently accessorised, dear boy.

    What should I get my 14-year-old niece for Christmas?

  • Hours of Intensive corridor acting accessorised with splash-proof clipboards and subplot-ready scowls.

    Top Gear, New Tricks, Lewis … the television shows that won't die

  • Naomi Watts was out and about in New York wearing Stella McCartney, accessorised by a tan clutch and an unshaven Liev Schreiber.

    How Asos took over the world

  • Meanwhile, if you want to make a fashion nod in the direction of Wimbledon, then this Gant dress (£69) is perfect - a simple white style with jersey vest and cotton skirt, it can be accessorised to the max for a more dressy look or worn with simple sandals for the "what, this old thing?" look.

    How Asos took over the world

  • Couldn't Gaga have shown some sibling loyalty and just for once shown up in a nice floral number from Monsoon, perhaps accessorised with a tasteful pastel clutch?

    Go on, Diane, give Miliballs a proper scare


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