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the beau monde

Collectively, society's most wealthy and fashionable people; the beautiful people. The phrase is French for "fine world." Those parties are exclusively for the beau monde. You wouldn't be invited even as a waiter.
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Beau Brummel

A very fashionable man. The name refers to an actual person, George Bryan "Beau" Brummel, who was seen as a tastemaker in England's Regency period. That guy's a real Beau Brummel, so I definitely trust his opinion on what I should wear.
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Beau Brummel

A male fashion plate. George Bryan Brummel, nicknamed “Beau,” was one of the best-known figures of Regency England of the late 18th to early 19th century. As unofficial fashion advisor to the Prince Regent, later King George IV, Brummel was the arbiter of taste, style, and etiquette; he popularized trousers (instead of knee breeches) with matching coats, as well as cravats that were the forerunners of neckties. The epithet Beau Brummel was applied to any man who was fastidious about his clothing, even if he wasn't a trendsetter.
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References in classic literature ?
Twill be a fine thing to have her married so young to be sure," said she, "and I hear he is quite a beau, and prodigious handsome.
my beau must be an Adonis indeed, Matilda, the admired of all beholders, if I am to be contented with him alone.
It's Beaus hair, his positive personality, and the fact that he threw down some shit on the pillar at FDR that makes him Illenium's main filmer.
First we have Mike Peterson and Kevin Graver coming from Jacksonville, FL along with Beau and J.
Mike and Beau together are a comedy team; it's obvious they have been friends forever.
com)-- Beau Spinks, an Oakland, California-based talent, lent his voice to Swagelok, a major developer and provider of fluid system solutions and products, assemblies, and services for the research, instrumentation, pharmaceutical, oil, gas, power, petrochemical, alternative fuels, and semiconductor industries.
This is not the first time Beau has brought Swagelok media to life.