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fashion plate

1. An illustration advertising the newest or most current trends in style and fashion. She had a keener eye for designing attractive fashion plates than for fashion itself.
2. By extension, a person who wears the most stylish and fashionable clothing available. In this moneyed area of town, it's not uncommon to see fashion plates parading themselves along the main streets at any given moment.
See also: fashion, plate
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Poiret also published albums showing the latest fashions designed by house artists such as Georges Lepape -and even as I write these words there is a framed fashion plate from the period in a Hay-on-Wye print dealer's window for around pounds 30.