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1‘a fashionable wine bar’
in fashion, in vogue, voguish, popular, up to date, bang up to date, up to the minute, modern, all the rage, modish, trendsetting
stylish, smart, chic, glamorous, elegant, classy, high-class, high-toned
à la mode, de rigueur
informal trendy, with it, cool, in, the in thing, hot, big, massive, hip, happening, now, sharp, groovy, mod, swinging, snazzy
North American informal kicking, kicky, tony, fly, spiffy, sassy, stylin'
US informal on fleek
British informal, dated all the go
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