chic

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Related to chicness: dashingly, commonness
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While the low lighting of the interior adds to its chicness, it serves quite another purpose on the terrace u a more laid-back atmosphere.
As if to add to the burden of living up to the mantle of chicness and good taste that was thrust upon her, Preity also found herself dating Ness Wadia, with his own background of South Bombay old money refinement and snooty mother.
Later my students took me around Old Havana, its colonial chicness restored, and the bars where the Ernest Heming ways of this world sank their pre-dinner daiquiris beneath signs of swirling neon at El Floridita or the Bodeguita.
My aim has been to add modernity, freshness and a certain chicness to the range.
Those flowing lines could only be Italian, and the decor, improved further in last year's makeover, has that Via Veneto chicness stamp.
All proper desk dictionaries show adverb chicly and noun chicness, but only brand-new American Heritage 4 displays awkward adjectives chicer and chicest.
Their chicness suggests that commodity fetishism is a defense against the blandness of everyday consumerism.
SoHo's cast-iron buildings have been preserved, but everything else in the area has changed, particularly the chicness that exudes through the windows of the high fashion boutiques.
Editors initially planned to pose Crawford in a gown to show ``the utter chicness of being pregnant.
Stead seemed ushered into literary respectability at last - and even chicness.
Name: Stefanie From:Norway Style Crush: Kate Moss Caitlin says: Stefanie perfectly embodies the kind of chicness that seems to come so naturally to the Scadinavians.
Meanwhile, the rumor mill is running rampant with gossip about who is wearing what 6 since attendees are encourage to don designs in the theme of punk, a far cry from the chicness that is high-fashion -- and who is going with whom.