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Things like wear and tear of fabric are less likely with quality mesh, leather, or faux leather.
With the interior you have more options, some hats still use real fur or shearling to insulate while others employ faux fur, polyester blends to wick moisture away while keeping you warm.Best winter hats: Comfortable hats to keep you warm|Carsen Joenk|January 20, 2021|Popular-Science
From the street, the windows looked normal, but they offered almost no view of the house’s interior — most faced faux doors or walls.
As my world shrunk ever smaller, I began keeping a faux schedule.How pregnancy bed rest helped prepare me for life in a pandemic|Aileen Weintraub|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
It was made with a new plant-based faux tuna called Good Catch, and while I can’t exactly say it changed my life, it definitely changed my lunch.
But publicly throwing shade at Louis Vuitton wasn't Kanye's first fashion faux pas.Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture|Amy Zimmerman|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From righteous fury to faux indignation, everything we got mad about in 2014—and how outrage has taken over our lives.
That being said, the task of faux-fellating my partner naturally fell to me.
She tackles weighty subjects with a naive sensibility and faux-innocence, but skillfully avoids dumbing them down.
The academy has faux-marble halls, long mirrors, and gold-color-painted details.
"And you leave about your faux commencements, as M. Ballompre would call them, for us to stumble over," said Margaret.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
A sledging cook will often make a disagreeable faux pas by extinguishing the primus in the preparation of hoosh.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
Tilliard blushed, partly on account of the faux pas he had made last June, partly on account of the restaurant.The Longest Journey|E. M. Forster
There was a faux air of a real married name about Mrs. Nightingale that was lacking in Mrs. Graythorpe.Somehow Good|William de Morgan
In a strange house it would have been simply a faux pas, but he knows us well enough, and the arrangement between us.Gray youth|Oliver Onions