fashionably late


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fashionably late

Arriving after the arranged time to a meeting or event that does not require strict punctuality, especially so as to give the appearance of nonchalance or having been preoccupied by other social engagements. A: "John's party is starting in 20 minutes, so we'd better get moving soon!" B: "No one will even be there by then. Haven't you ever heard of being fashionably late?" Mary doesn't like to appear overeager when she goes to parties, so she always makes a point of being fashionably late.
See also: late
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As it turned out, the bride really did turn up at the service fashionably late - one hour and 20 minutes late.
As it turned out the bride really did turn up at the service fashionably late - a whole one hour and 20 minutes late.
Eoghan dashed through the main gates fashionably late and dodged the waiting cameras, saying: "We are dead late."
With invited guests joining the groom in Llanelwedd's bandstand, the nervous bride was fashionably late - but not by much - as she made her way to the wedding venue.
In a world where being fashionably late can sometimes seem like a privilege earned by virtue of status or popularity, Garcia was unfailingly punctual-so much so that he would arrive on set, or at an event, hours ahead of the call time and everyone else, sending production staff scurrying to attend to him.
And McAvennie reckons Aberdeen won't be able to relax for a second this Sunday in the Scottish Cup semi-final showdown - because turning up fashionably late is in the club's DNA.
Brooklyn Beckham, 19, was out fashionably late with model girlfriend Hana Cross, 21.
CITROEN may have been fashionably late crashing the crossover party but the French brand has certainly made up for lost time with the C3 Aircross.
Stars are always fashionably late. Apart from the cast of Azaadi (Moammar Rana and Sonya Hussain), other popular actors also turned up at the event to support their colleagues and the film industry Bushra Ansari, Adnan Siddiqui and Yasir Hussain being three of them.
There was barely anyone there - and he thought he had arrived fashionably late.
Bendacha arrived fashionably late, armed with his backpack, camera and a GoPro.
This includes an orange-red (Show Off), pink-mauve (Shopaholic), reddish brown (Trendy) and warm chestnut (Fashionably Late) shades to set you in different modes whatever the occasion is.
The party goes on until tomorrow - for those who are choosing to be fashionably late, tickets are still available by visiting www.britishstylecollective.com