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Before Rand could apologize or engage further, Tanner and Betsy arrived together, looking like a Vogue spread—crisp slacks and jewel-toned shirts and gleaming gold watches and rings—and Tanner leaned toward my ear and whispered, Let me see where we are, and then Go was rushing in, all alarmed eyes and questions: What does this mean?
Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  the popular taste at a given time (in fashion)
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  • Before Rand could apologize or engage further, Tanner and Betsy arrived together, looking like a Vogue spread—crisp slacks and jewel-toned shirts and gleaming gold watches and rings—and Tanner leaned toward my ear and whispered, Let me see where we are, and then Go was rushing in, all alarmed eyes and questions: What does this mean?
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • The next afternoon, a Teen Vogue magazine just appeared on my bed.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • Packing receipts and forms are all over the floor; I’m trying to decide whether to order more ladies’ trousers than last year, and looking at the popular styles in the catalog as well as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • Ironically, the old code stuff is coming back into vogue, Puller, because we’ve gotten so good at cracking computerized encryption.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day

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  • But now he was struck by what she was wearing—a costume which even to his unpracticed eye appeared out of vogue, old-fashioned, but nonetheless served to set off her extraordinary loveliness: a white jacket worn over a wine-colored pleated satin skirt, a silk scarf wound around the neck, and tilted over the forehead a red beret.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I had always imagined vampires wearing black tight-fitting leather or dark trench coats, but they wore designer outfits straight out of the pages of Vogue.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • The hut was made in the following manner, which had then come into vogue.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Certainly, sir; and it has the advantage also of being in vogue amongst the less polished societies of the world.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • Stories of gypsies, who steal children, are not at all in vogue in this part of the world, and would not be believed.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • No longer seeking nor caring that my name should be blasoned abroad on title-pages, I smiled to think that it had now another kind of vogue.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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  • However, even inquests went out of vogue at last, and ceased to torture Tom’s conscience.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • But indeed, at that time, putting to death was a recipe much in vogue with all trades and professions, and not least of all with Tellson’s.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • There was none of that tricky now-you-see-me-now-you-don’t business so much in vogue outside the hospital, none of that now-I-am-and-now-I-ain’t.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • 27 Long narrative poems are hardly in vogue nowadays and readers are easily put off by rank after rank of solid verse.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • The pamphlet containing these renderings had a considerable vogue, and I mention them here simply to warn the reader against the impression they may have created.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • Therefore, Sweet railed at Pitman as vainly as Thersites railed at Ajax: his raillery, however it may have eased his soul, gave no popular vogue to Current Shorthand.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion
  • I’ve heard that the Chief, years ago, received more than two hundred shock treatments when they were really the vogue.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • Peter, you do realize that talismans went out of vogue in the Middle Ages, right?
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Litde-little stories were in literary vogue at the time, in the ’70s.
    Sandra Cisneros  --  The House on Mango Street
  • "Oh, that one had a great vogue during my time at Hogwarts," said Lupin reminiscently.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • But the deus ex machina , sometimes known in the technical jargon as ’the old parachute-under-theairplaneseat trick’, finally went out of vogue around the year 1700.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • With the program, Ballou is attempting a sort of academic triage that is in vogue at tough urban schools across the country.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • He said, "that new systems of nature were but new fashions, which would vary in every age; and even those, who pretend to demonstrate them from mathematical principles, would flourish but a short period of time, and be out of vogue when that was determined."
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • Mr. Trabb then bent over number four, and in a sort of deferential confidence recommended it to me as a light article for summer wear, an article much in vogue among the nobility and gentry, an article that it would ever be an honor to him to reflect upon a distinguished fellow-townsman’s (if he might claim me for a fellow-townsman) having worn.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • McKisco was having a vogue.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • The materialism you advocate has been more than once in vogue already, and has always proved insufficient ….’
    Ivan Turgenev  --  Fathers and Sons
  • Those pamphlets, as is generally the case with controversial writings, tho’ eagerly read at the time, were soon out of vogue, and I question whether a single copy of them now exists.
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • The point in discussion was the question then in vogue: Is there a line to be drawn between psychological and physiological phenomena in man? and if so, where?
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • In order to give the thing vogue from the start, and place it out of the reach of criticism, I chose my nines by rank, not capacity.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
  • Rebecca’s wit, cleverness, and flippancy made her speedily the vogue in London among a certain class.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • There was besides, in Montparnasse’s sentence, a literary beauty which was lost upon Gavroche, that is mon dogue, ma dague et ma digue, a slang expression of the Temple, which signifies my dog, my knife, and my wife, greatly in vogue among clowns and the red-tails in the great century when Moliere wrote and Callot drew.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • The conversation changed to a book that was having its vogue at the time—"Molding a Maiden," by Albert Ross.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • Besides, my vogue was somewhat over.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • Brian had witnessed the feverish activity and how the chocolates had suddenly become a vogue, a fad, the way hula hoops had caught on when they were kids in the first or second grade, the way demonstrations had been the big thing a few years ago.
    Robert Cormier  --  The Chocolate War
  • Anyhow inspection, medical inspection, of all eatables seemed to him more than ever necessary which possibly accounted for the vogue of Dr Tibble’s Vi-Cocoa on account of the medical analysis involved.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Mr. Gascoigne’s mind seemed to run on political topics, but whether relating to the past, present, or future, could not easily be determined, since the same ideas and phrases have been in vogue these fifty years.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment
  • It is an unsatisfactory arrangement, both for hirer and hired, and is usually in vogue on poor land with hard-pressed owners.
    W. E. B. Du Bois  --  The Souls of Black Folk
  • As regarded Judge Pyncheon, it seemed probable, at first blush, that the mode of his final departure might give him a larger and longer posthumous vogue than ordinarily attends the memory of a distinguished man.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • You see, my high connexion must talk about something, sir; and it’s only to get a subject into vogue with one or two ladies I could name to make it go down with the whole.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • …light in their iris, and a fine pencilling of long lashes round, relieved the whiteness of her large front; on each of her temples her hair, of a very dark brown, was clustered in round curls, according to the fashion of those times, when neither smooth bands nor long ringlets were in vogue; her dress, also in the mode of the day, was of purple cloth, relieved by a sort of Spanish trimming of black velvet; a gold watch (watches were not so common then as now) shone at her girdle.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • And then, when they condescend to compose a sort of verse that was at that time in vogue in Kandy, which they call seguidillas!
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • But maybe that was in vogue here — small town names? I finally remembered that my neighbor was called Jessica, a perfectly common name.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • There was a new practice in vogue at the time, favored by adolescent boys or those who thought like them: sneak up behind a woman wearing a headscarf, grab it, and run.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
  • DNA testing had not been in vogue when he was convicted—was it possible that there was some shred of carpet or couch fabric left that could corroborate Shay’s account?
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • "You have been chosen to join the pilgrimage to the Shrike," said the image of the old CEO whom the press loved to compare to Lincoln or Churchill or Alvarez-Temp or whatever other pre-Hegira legend was in historical vogue at the time.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Allow me to tell you that by-and-by this style of workmanship will be the only one in vogue—half-a-crown, you said? thank you—going at half-a-crown, this characteristic fender; and I have particular information that the antique style is very much sought after in high quarters.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • Of course I have never READ Swinburne, but years ago, when he was in vogue, I remember Mr. Warren saying that Swinburne (or was it Oscar Wilde? but anyway:) he said that though many so-called intellectual people posed and pretended to find beauty in Swinburne, there can never be genuine beauty without the message from the heart.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • In fact, the bathing ritual was currently in vogue among the upper class.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • An influence also to be taken into account is that of Irish songs, once in great vogue.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • The latest vogue was brooch-operas for M’lady.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
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