- Person or persons respected as being "in the know" with regard to what is in and/or out of fashion.See also Brummell, George Bryan (Beau).
Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry. Francesca Sterlacci and Joanne Arbuckle.
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fashionista — by 1996, from FASHION (Cf. fashion) + ista (see IST (Cf. ist)). In the same sense were fashionist (1610s, alive as late as 1850); fashion monger (1590s); fashion fly (1868) … Etymology dictionary
fashionista — UK [ˌfæʃəˈniːstə] / US [ˌfæʃəˈnɪstə] noun [countable] Word forms fashionista : singular fashionista plural fashionistas mainly journalism someone who is very interested in fashion or who works in the fashion industry … English dictionary
fashionista — noun /fæʃ.ənˈɪst.ə/ a) A person who creates or promotes high fashion, i.e. a fashion designer or fashion editor. Toronto fashionista Suzanne Boyd, editor in chief of the soon to be launched Zoomer magazine, recently moved back to Canada after… … Wiktionary
fashionista — noun Etymology: 1fashion + ista (as in Sandinista) Date: 1993 a designer, promoter, or follower of the latest fashions … New Collegiate Dictionary
fashionista — /fash euh nee steuh/, n. a very fashionable person, esp. one who works in the fashion industry. [1990 95; FASHION + It ista IST] * * * … Universalium
fashionista — fash|ion|ist|a [ˌfæʃəˈni:stə] n informal someone who is very interested in fashion and who likes the very newest styles … Dictionary of contemporary English
fashionista — fash|ion|is|ta [ ,fæʃə nistə ] noun count MAINLY JOURNALISM someone who is very interested in fashion or who works in the fashion industry … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
fashionista — pl.m. fashionisti pl.f. fashioniste … Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari
fashionista — n a fashion expert or arbiter of taste. The term employs the Spanish ista suffix by analogy with Sandinista (Nicara guan freedom fighter of the 1970s) … Contemporary slang
fashionista — [ˌfaʃən i:stə] noun informal 1》 a designer of haute couture. 2》 a devoted follower of fashion … English new terms dictionary