clotheshorse

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clotheshorse

One who is very interest in their appearance, clothing, and fashion. Of course he wore an ascot to the barbeque—he's a real clotheshorse.
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clotheshorse

(ˈklozhors)
n. someone who is obsessed with clothing and looking good in it. Her brother is the real clotheshorse.
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Having finished her pies, she moved towards the clothes-horse, and said, "Come here and tell me the story I told you on Wednesday, about Cincinnatus."
He was dressed in a greasy flannel gown, with his throat bare; and seemed to be dividing his attention between the frying-pan and the clothes-horse, over which a great number of silk handkerchiefsl were hanging.
Never the clothes-horse, Camilla, 56, stepped out in a dress she's worn to at least five functions.