fashion plate


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fashion plate

n.
1. A person who consistently wears the latest fashions.
2. An illustration of current styles in dress.

fashion plate

n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) an illustration of the latest fashion in dress
2. a fashionably dressed person

fash′ion plate`


n.
1. a person who always wears the latest style in dress.
2. an illustration showing the current or new fashion in clothes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fashion plate - a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearancefashion plate - a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
coxcomb, cockscomb - a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments
macaroni - a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms; "Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni"
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
2.fashion plate - a plate illustrating the latest fashion in dress
plate - a full-page illustration (usually on slick paper)
References in classic literature ?
"I told you they dressed me up, but I didn't tell you that they powdered and squeezed and frizzled, and made me look like a fashion plate. Laurie thought I wasn't proper.
Margaret's attention was riveted by a fashion plate.
In their stiff, crackling dresses of black silk, with jet-bespangled jackets, and little rows of cylindrical grey curls drooping down on either side of their black bonnets, they looked like two old fashion plates which had wandered off into the wrong decade.
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Prince Charles was not shallow enough to choose a fashion plate over a good companion.
Her 'rich and sophisticated' character is visibly older and a veritable fashion plate and power player-while her look-alike is gauche, looks smaller-and is a tomboy, besides!
At the same time, that's what makes the show tick; much of the appeal of "Queen of the South" is the romantic thrill of seeing the world of guns and gore run by an immaculately dressed fashion plate, so carefully put-together she could be a traficante Barbie.
The first took place in 1971 with the theme Fashion Plate.
Advani, a former fashion model and blogger, embodies the A'GACI aesthetic as a self-described fashion plate and trendsetter.
Grammy award-winning singer and fashion plate Rihanna had the "perfect elements" to lead a Dior campaign, said fashion photographer Steven Klein, who shot her for the darkly romantic Secret Garden 4 campaign that released on May 18.
I'd miss him perching on my spade" Broadcaster John Humphrys "I feel like I am emptying out, shrinking up and the problems of the world feel like they will engulf me" Actress Jane Fonda "I don't think she has become the fashion plate that Diana was" Novelist Margaret Atwood, who says the Duchess of Cambridge dresses "uneventfully" "Scotland outside the UK would not be independent.
Elizabeth Galton, Mappin & Webb's creative director, is not sure whose credit card took the hit but she is delighted that the fashion plate princess has picked out one of her pieces to set off her enviable wardrobe.