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And there was 14-year-old Isaac Hempstead-Wright (who plays Bran Stark), who lost use of his legs in the first episode, now striding around in a dandyish Vivienne Westwood suit.
FRANCESCA SAYS I love Holmes' erudite, dandyish style coupled with Watson's down-to-earth approach and I was completely sucked in.
As a television personality Inno's interior decorator resembles Attwood's (2005) depiction of the stylish and dandyish designer.
From his dandyish style to his unconventional opinions, he has always cut a dash.
Hunt observes a close affiliation between the presentation of the text--dates, alterations, and hyphens--and an authorship by turn dandyish and "instructive.
He and his fellow contributors became known collectively as the chevaliers du bracelet for their flamboyant manners, dandyish appearance, and their sporting of a bracelet as a common accessory.
Terence Stamp, photographed in the Burlington Arcade in a dandyish pose, writes the preface to this book and reminds us that as mass-production overwhelms us in pathetic TV adverts and flaky billboard signs, there are still havens where those looking for something a bit better can find a superb hand-made bon-bons, a finely-crafted silk tie or pair of shoes which are both chic and rain-proof.
In a gesture of dandyish misanthropy, Fikria expresses her wish to be "[s]olitaire dans la foule" (LVI, 86), aloof, inscrutable and inassimilable to the undifferentiated mass of femaleness that she abhors.
Trilling, in contrast, developed a dandyish style of cultural and cosmopolitan authority deeply indebted to Matthew Arnold's aesthetic model of the public intellectual.
Throughout all the phases of his band Duran Duran - from New Romantic beginnings to 'the prettiest boys in rock' and now the distinguished gents of stadium pop - the keyboard player has always cut a dandyish, sophisticated figure.
Choose from books on photography, design and art, an impressive collection of stylish gadgetry and modern yet dandyish clothing.
But few people expected the dandyish Proust to produce a serious novel, and in 1913 he could not find a publisher for Swann's Way, the first volume of Remembrance of Things Past.