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1‘utility furniture is now enjoying a new vogue’
fashion, mode, style, trend, taste, fad, fancy, passing fancy, craze, rage, enthusiasm, passion, infatuation, obsession, mania, fascination
fashionableness, modishness, popularity, currency, prevalence, favour
informal thing, trendiness, coolness, snazziness
‘crochet garments were in vogue’
fashionable, in fashion, voguish, stylish, in style, modish, up to date, up to the minute, modern, ultra-modern, current, prevalent, popular, in favour, in demand, desired, sought-after, all the rage, trendsetting, chic, smart
the latest thing, the big thing, the last word
à la mode, le dernier cri
trendy, hip, cool, big, happening, now, in, with it, ritzy, flash, snazzy, natty, nifty, swinging, bang up to date
unfashionable, out of date
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