n.— «A big part of the appeal of either top is that you’re wearing something with a touch of luxury. That’s true with sparkle even if you haven’t spent much for it. It’s what Tom Julian, a New York-based fashion-trend analyst with Fallon Worldwide, says the industry calls “masstique,” products that are mass designed with an aesthetic edge that feels luxurious.» —“Bling’s the thing in glittery new everyday fashion” by Elizabeth Large Detroit News (Mich.) June 13, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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