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Thanksgiving Toast
one of many toasts (holding up wine glasses) given before eating the traditional Thanksgiving meal in late November to express gratitude for your food, family, and friends
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Word List: Fashion

'Who' are you wearing?

Word List: Fashion

another way to ask, “Who designed your clothes?” "Which designer did you use?"

 I really love your dress!  Who are you wearing?

accessories

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items that you put on or carry to enhance what you are wearing

I need to buy accessories to go with my new dress.

bracelet

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a piece of jewelry that goes around the wrist

I enjoy wearing three or four bracelets at a time. I think it looks pretty cool.

couture

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high-fashion clothing and accessories made by top designers

I love buying couture, but it can be very expensive.

designer jeans

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more expensive jeans that are made by top designers

I love my designer jeans!  I probably where them too often.

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend!

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a saying (popularized by Marilyn Monroe) that shows how much girls love diamond jewelry

Conversation:

Juliette:   Would you like to see my new diamond ring?

Cynthia:  Wow .. of course. ...  It's gorgeous!  Diamonds are definitely a girl’s best friend.

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dressed to the nines

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all dressed up in your best, fancy clothing ready to go out somewhere very special

Everyone at the ball was dressed to the nines

fashionista

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someone who dresses in all the current fashions

I wish I knew how to dress more like a fashionista!

hipster

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a fashionable person

The new coffee shop by where I work is full of hipsters.

last week/that is so last week

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out-of-date or not current

Your hairstyle is so last week!