from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See high style.
- n. Haute couture.
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- n. haute couture
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- n. trend-setting fashions
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They were in a district called Glow-So, which, by the looks of it, was the high fashion capital of the realm.
To come and make their own purchases in these dirty, crowded, most inconvenient, most troublesome, and most ill-mannered shops has become the high fashion and a daily amusement of the great and gay London folk; and the Haymarket in the afternoon is as full of fine carriages, opposite the co-operative store, as it used formerly to be on a gala night at the opera house, and friends and acquaintances make appointments for meeting at the co-op, as they vulgarly abbreviate it.