fashion plate

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Synonyms for fashion plate

a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

a plate illustrating the latest fashion in dress

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The eight-part series, 'Genuine Ken: The Search for the Great American Boyfriend', comes after the toymaker's recent update of Barbie, who turns 52 this year, as a fashion plate with high-style outfits.
Fashion plate, perpetual romantic lead and, let's face it, one of our tastier slices of gratuitous cheesecake - even she has succumbed to the lure of the celebrity sex tape.
She doesn't hang out with her fellow fifth-graders at Hesby Oaks Elementary School, where she chooses not to get involved in any extracurricular activities but makes A's and stands out as a fashion plate.
NEVER quite the fashion plate that she would dearly love to be, Madonna, right, has successfully exploited her formidable personality in other ways.
In her description of a typical 1912 Lepape hand-colored (via the expensive pochoir stencil process) Gazette fashion plate depicting a woman wearing a Poiret ensemble possibly inspired by Leon Baskt's Ballets Russes costumes, Davis's vivid descriptive power nearly compensates for readers themselves not seeing the "mustard, emerald, and fuchsia tones .
Despite being ostensibly 'a collection of the various styles of clothing' worn by the inhabitants of Deserps's world, and despite its being frequently cited in modern works on the fashion plate and its prehistory, the value of the Recueil for the twenty-first-century reader is more far-reaching than merely dress.
You weren't exactly a fashion plate, but who cared?
In high school the all-American cheerleader, fashion plate, homecoming queen, blonde bombshell, and Olympic-class figure skater, she grows into a jazz singer, all-'round Negrophile, and devoted connoisseur of the black male body.
Steward's virtuoso catalogue of closely observed textures portrays the fairy monarch as a miniature fashion plate.
Throughout her illustrious life as a vamp, successful playwright, ambassador, congresswoman, fashion plate, and arch conservative, Luce always got the better of any woman she befriended.
They want a genuine partner in life rather than a mere fashion plate.
The neighbors' insults lose their sting When you encourage me to sing, And like a fashion plate I pose While you compliment my clothes.
Richie -- who rose to fame in the reality show The Simple Life but has since found a niche for herself as a designer, fashion plate and hilarious web video star -- arrives in Dubai on January 29 and will host two public styling sessions, on January 30 and 31.
You can't go wrong with a high-end Italian leather handbag for your fashion plate BFF - you can find great options at unbelievable prices at Marshalls.
I work my fingers to the bone preparing all this food for a special party and our daughter's going to look like a faded fashion plate from an ancient copy of Vogue someone tossed away in the attic 50 years ago.