''The Luxe'' is a series of teenage books by Anna Godbersen, set in New York in 1800s, and dealing with the machinations of the rich and famous (plus some of their servants).
!!! Provides examples of:

* AmbitionIsEvil: Penelope
* BrainyBrunette: Diana seems to be the only girl interested in reading in the entire series. [[MagnificentBastard Penelope]] also earns her status as a BrainyBrunette through all her schemes.
* {{The Gay Nineties}}
* GorgeousPeriodDress: Just ''look'' at the front covers!
* FollowTheLeader: These books are basically ''GossipGirl'' set in ''TheAgeOfInnocence''
** TropesAreNotBad
* TheIngenue: Elizabeth. [[spoiler: Or at least, she's supposed to be.]]
* LadyKillerInLove: Henry for Diana
* LoveDodecahedron: Oh, where to start.
** Firstly, Teddy is in love with Elizabeth Holland, and has been since childhood. She is engaged to Henry Schoonmaker, who is secretly in love with Diana, Elizabeth's sister. Penelope, Elizabeth's best friend is in love with Henry. Elizabeth is secretly with Will Keller, her stable-boy. Also in love with Will is Lina Broud, Elizabeth's poor servant.
* ManipulativeBitch: Penelope
* {{Spirited Young Lady}}: Diana.