English version

finery in Clothes & fashion topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfineryfi‧ne‧ry /ˈfaɪnəri/ noun [uncountable] literary  DCclothes and jewellery that are beautiful or very expensive, and are worn for a special occasion The guests arrived in all their finery.
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fineryI fussed about, preparing myself, washing, combing my hair and putting on my borrowed finery.Almost everyone is there - the whole village dressed in its festival finery.Even in their formal finery, people at some inaugural events were desperate.As archbishop of Toledo, he chased the fawning courtiers from his palace and stripped it of finery.Her knock sends Hetty into a confusion of hiding her ragged finery.That may be donated to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London to join other royal finery on display there.Around me were costumes of such finery and originality that I felt quite put to shame.They all turned out in their best Sunday finery.