01. Body-piercing has become a popular [fashion] amongst certain groups in our society.
02. Gwyneth Paltrow is a beautiful young actress who is known for always dressing very [fashionably].
03. When I was a teenager, long hair was [fashionable], but nowadays short hair is more popular.
04. Tattoos have gone from being a sign of rebellion to being a symbol of [fashion] and conformity.
05. It seems to me that the clothes worn by models at [fashion] shows are often much more extravagant than what people are willing to wear on the street.
06. Eric Clapton has been able to adapt himself to the changing [fashions] of rock music, and thereby remain consistently popular.
07. We learned to [fashion] simple knives out of animal bones while we were on our survival course.
08. Sushi has become a very [fashionable] food in North America.
09. This medicine works in a similar [fashion] to other sleeping pills, but is not addictive.
10. Jean Cocteau once said that art produces ugly things which frequently become beautiful with time, whereas [fashion] produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.
11. I'm just a poor little slave to [fashion]!
12. Goethe wrote that we are shaped and [fashioned] by what we love.
13. Yves St-Laurent once remarked that [fashions] fade, but style is eternal.
14. There is a Japanese proverb which observes that every [fashion] goes out of style.
15. Drinking chocolate mixed with milk, wine, or beer was considered [fashionable] at social events in the seventeenth century.
16. During the Renaissance, [fashionable] aristocratic Italian women shaved their hair several inches back from their natural hairlines.
17. In Europe during the Renaissance, wearing just one earring was considered the height of [fashion].
18. The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows; it was the [fashion] in Renaissance Florence to shave them off.
19. Paris is one of the leading [fashion] centers of the world.
20. Someone once joked that in [fashionable] society, nobody arrives until everybody else has.
21. The native people of this country [fashioned] their boats according to environment, climate and purpose.
22. The prisoner had [fashioned] a knife out of a chicken bone, and had hidden it in his cell.

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