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Definition of vogue noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

vogue

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//vəʊɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//voʊɡ//
 
The fashion world
 
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[countable, usually singular, uncountable] vogue (for something) a fashion for something the vogue for child-centred education Black is in vogue again. Sixties music has come back into vogue. This novel had a great vogue ten years ago. CollocationsClothes and fashionClothes be wearing a new outfit/​bright colours/​fancy dress/​fur/​uniform be (dressed) in black/​red/​jeans and a T-shirt/​your best suit/​leather/​silk/​rags (= very old torn clothes) be dressed for work/​school/​dinner/​a special occasion be dressed as a man/​woman/​clown/​pirate wear/​dress in casual/​designer/​second-hand clothes wear jewellery/(especially US English) jewelry/​accessories/​a watch/​glasses/​contact lenses/​perfume have a cowboy hat/​red dress/​blue suit on put on/​take off your clothes/​coat/​shoes/​helmet pull on/​pull off your coat/​gloves/​socks change into/​get changed into a pair of jeans/​your pyjamas/(especially US English) your pajamasAppearance change/​enhance/​improve your appearance create/​get/​have/​give something a new/​contemporary/​retro look brush/​comb/​shampoo/​wash/​blow-dry your hair have/​get a haircut/​your hair cut/​a new hairstyle have/​get a piercing/​your nose pierced have/​get a tattoo/​a tattoo done (on your arm)/a tattoo removed have/​get a makeover/​cosmetic surgery use/​wear/​apply/​put on make-up/​cosmeticsFashion follow/​keep up with (the) fashion/​the latest fashions spend/​waste money on designer clothes be fashionably/​stylishly/​well dressed have good/​great/​terrible/​awful taste in clothes update/​revamp your wardrobe be in/​come into/​go out of fashion be (back/​very much) in vogue create a style/​trend/​vogue for something organize/​put on a fashion show show/​unveil a designer’s spring/​summer collection sashay/​strut down the catwalk/(North American English also) runway be on/​do a photo/​fashion shoot See related entries: The fashion world Word Origin late 16th cent. (in the vogue, denoting the foremost place in popular estimation): from French, from Italian voga ‘rowing, fashion’, from vogare ‘row, go well’.Extra examples Cycling enjoyed a vogue at the end of the nineteenth century. Disaster movies are currently out of vogue. Scooters have recently come back into vogue. the current vogue for Japanese food the type of pop song in vogue at that time Black is in vogue again this winter. These old pieces are enjoying a new vogue.

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