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the smart set

Hip, fashionable, well-educated socialites. Our campaign has been co-opted by the smart set, and I think our original message is getting lost as a result. Our aim is to bring local restaurants and businesses to the attention of the smart set. His films are always looked down on by the smart set, but they always make a ton of money at the box office.
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smart set

A fashionable social group, as in This restaurant has been discovered by the smart set. This idiom may be obsolescent. [Late 1800s]
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The Smart Set and The American Mercury had the sort of counter-cultural impact on their times that the Harold Hayes Esquire had on the '60s, Rolling Stone on the '70s, and Spy on the '80s.
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Nathan and Mencken were notable contributors to and eventually editors of the Smart Set, a magazine of the arts whose writers aimed to counter the prevailing conservatism of American cultural life.
Amongst the smart set, and in the belles lettres that moulded their minds and reflected their self-image, morality itself acquired an aesthetic slant, becoming more subjective, a matter of refined taste.
From 1914 to 1923 he coedited (with George Jean Nathan) The Smart Set, then the magazine most influential in the growth of American literature.
Yardley's necessary cutting obscures how much of this sort of thing may have enlivened Mencken's reviews as they appeared in Smart Set, The American Mercury, the Sunpapers and elsewhere.
During that period, The Smart Set published the early works of F.
There was even a magazine called Smart Set, started by "rascally old" Colonel William D'Alton Mann, "flush from picking the pockets of millionaires by means of his unscrupulous New York tattle sheet Town Topics.
William D'Alton Mann founded the SMART SET (1900-1930) as a monthly magazine of general literature with much the same kind of snob appeal that characterized his more scandalous weekly, Town Topics (1879-1937).
It became part of the New Smart Set in 1929 and expired in 1933.
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com JUST released by Sky, this box of tricks turns any TV set with an HDMI input into a Smart set able to connect to a range of internet based services like BBC iPlayer, Demand 5, Spotify, Facebook and, of course, Sky's own offering.
com JUST released by Sky, this box of tricks turns any TV set with an HDMI input into a Smart set, able to connect to a range of Internet-based services such as BBC iPlayer, Facebook and, of course, Sky's own offering.
While these 15 girls, part of a cadre the Punjab Police raised recently to counter terror activities, drug peddling and human trafficking, may not have the license to kill, Q would have been happier lending out his magic gadgets to this smart set.
THE BIG INTERVIEW David Stevens, co-founder of Admiral Group, talks about winning awards, future plans for the business and the company's motivational culture 6-8 ANALYSIS Aled Blake asks what the role of trade unions is in the 21st century 10-13 FAMILY RUN BUSINESS John Smart set up his building firm with his wife 30 years ago.