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1 definition by Cameron Stewart-Wilson II

 
1.
Something (maybe someone, i.e., Joan Collins) that's rather worn out/tattered yet has a touch of understated class.
Example of a shabby chic attire:

Slightly ratty but damn gorgeous Prada handbag, with a pair of Vivian Westwood slacks, and perhaps some frayed cashmere sweater.
by Cameron Stewart-Wilson II November 14, 2003