Proverbs and sayings about foppery in the Russian Language Dictionary by Vldimir Dahl

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Key words
proverb, semiotics, clothes, dandy, a person’s status, evaluation, unsuitable ambition of a person and his status
Frolova O.

The article deals with the semiotics of clothing, reflected in proverbs. There are multiple items: hats, shoes, small outerwear accessories, textiles, manufacturing method. The cross-cutting theme of foppery proverbs is the theme of discrepancy between ambition of a man and his status.