As required by the fashion of the times. A hip requirement. When something achieves "the new black" status.
By simply poking my head into any of the nearby hipster bars, the frequency of pointy toed cow-girl boots firmly cements their status: de rigueur trendy footwear du jour.
by Tom Cerveaux September 23, 2006
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Something that is required by current fashion or custom.
Is this hat de rigueur or passe?
by JayD April 16, 2006