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high fashion

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Definition of high fashion in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1Expensive, fashionable clothes produced by leading fashion houses: this is about bringing high fashion to normal people [as modifier]: high-fashion clothing for middle-class, urban women
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  • It concerns itself not with the high culture of Rome or the high fashion of Milan, but rather with the everyday life of the provincial Italian.
  • H & M sells over 500 million items annually, attracting consumers with high fashion and low prices.
  • Today, it is the centre of eclectic high fashion and functional art, as well as an oasis of designer pubs, cafes and restaurants.
1.1The designing, making, and marketing of expensive, fashionable clothes: the glamorous world of high fashion [as modifier]: a high-fashion career

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