big and bold

big and bold

large and capable of getting attention. (Usually refers to things, not people.) The big and bold lettering on the book's cover got lots of attention, but the price was too high. She wore a brightly colored dress. The pattern was big and bold and the skirt was very full.
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big and bold

Large and striking, as in His ties tended to be big and bold in color and pattern, or This big and bold design for a book jacket is sure to catch the casual browser's eye. This phrase, used mostly to describe things rather than persons, is a kind of visual analog of loud and clear.
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At Gucci and Kenzo, the floral fever bug was evident in the big and bold "look-at-me" prints, and it is a style that has been well interpreted on the high street.
The big and bold look from last year is still popular, and along with eye-popping rings, bangles and pendants, clustering jewelry such as strands of pearls or chains is also a style that anyone can wear, Davis said.