fashion plate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fashion plate a plate illustrating the latest fashion in dress
    • n fashion plate a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fashion plate a pictorial design showing the prevailing style or a new style of dress.
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Usage

In literature:

They said they thought you were a regular fashion plate.
"The Rover Boys on the Farm" by Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)
We have all seen the solicitor and the business man who look like a fashion plate or tailor's model.
"Dollars and Sense" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
These men are as dogmatic as the designers of the fashion-plates.
"As A Chinaman Saw Us" by Anonymous
She looks like a fashion plate lady standing on the top of Mont Blanc.
"The Motor Maids at Sunrise Camp" by Katherine Stokes
The old-fashioned "wet-plate" photography is used in making practically all process plates, either in line or half-tone.
"The Building of a Book" by Various
Why, she is a veritable fashion plate!
"At the Little Brown House" by Ruth Alberta Brown
New England dames had no mode-books nor fashion-plates to tell to them the varying modes.
"Customs and Fashions in Old New England" by Alice Morse Earle
Part of it was ordered at Rouen, and she made herself chemises and nightcaps after fashion-plates that she borrowed.
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
Treat the remaining tube of agar and serum in a similar fashion, and pour plates Nos.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
They become, not portraits, but fashion-plates.
"Select Conversations with an Uncle" by H. G. Wells
They all want to look like tailors' fashion-plates.
"General Bramble" by André Maurois
She wasn't exactly a Parisian fashion plate.
"Border, Breed Nor Birth" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Figures may be cut from fashion plates and mounted for the "Ready to Wear" department.
"Primary Handwork" by Ella Victoria Dobbs
Serve grapes in some fashion with each course, single, in tiny bunches, or the leaves decorating the plates.
"Breakfasts and Teas" by Paul Pierce
Then I cannot recommend the fashion that is creeping in of having plate instead of solid silver.
"Household Papers and Stories" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
She looks as if she'd just stepped out of a fashion plate.
"Peggy Raymond's Vacation" by Harriet L. (Harriet Lummis) Smith
We haven't seen the fashion-plates in the London shop-windows for nothing.
"The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 3" by Robert H. Newell
The artist copies God's ideal figure of the woman, not that of the fashion plate.
"Almost a Woman" by Mary Wood-Allen
Now, Lesbia's camera was a rather old-fashioned one and contained plates.
"Loyal to the School" by Angela Brazil
Do not forget that no hard-and-fast rules can be laid down; a man's a man for all his tailor tells him he is a walking fashion plate.
"English Costume" by Dion Clayton Calthrop
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In poetry:

A rainy day in camp! what an interesting collection,
In this magazine so ancient, of items small and great--
The History of the Negro, illustrating every section,
So different from the present White House Colored Fashion Plate!
"A Rainy Day In Camp" by William Henry Drummond

In news:

On "Valentine," one of 10 new sharp stones Fiona Apple has fashioned for the shoes of her listeners, she roars about a dinner date in which her "teardrops seasoned every plate".
Youthful fashion plate gone bad.
Bean duck boot booms as fashion plate .
Fashion Plate A British import helps New Yorkers take their tea in style this week.
Deborah Kanafani, pictured center, at a party for her children's book Kate Kate The Fashion Plate.
The international indie arts organization Raw comes to town with a plate full of cool art and hot fashion.
The cover chameleon and futuristic fashion plate appears in two different ensembles and colors on two separate covers for the women's interest magazine.
We never thought we'd pay $19 for a plate of old-fashioned spaghetti and meatballs and be happy about it.
The old business of tin-typing, making genuine old-fashioned tin-type photographs using cameras, processes and plates, is still economically viable today.
Fashion Plate Prix Fixe is open to all (just get yourself a reservation first, so you can be assured you get into your favorite places) for lunch, dinner, and brunches during Fashion Week.
Lauren Alaina is proving herself to be quite the fashion plate as she furthers her career.
THE FASHION PLATE Joan Shepp, Joan Shepp What she's done: She was the first to bring Dries Van Noten, Yohji Yamamoto, Miu Miu, et al.
Katsu Imamura's fashion design background is evident in his ornate plating, such as this assortment of sashimi presented inside an ice dome.
No fashion plate, but a template .
The American artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976) is best known for his mobiles—hanging sculptures fashioned from impeccably poised lengths of wire and thin metal plates, usually colored black and red.
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In science:

These authors improved the destriping and zero level of the ISSA plates in a similar fashion as we did.
IRIS: A new generation of IRAS maps
The energy spectrum is modified in a fashion that depends on the separation between the plates, a.
Casimir Forces in a Piston Geometry at Zero and Finite Temperatures
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