fashion-forward

adjective

fash·​ion-for·​ward ˈfa-shᵊn-ˈfȯr-wərd How to pronounce fashion-forward (audio)
: conforming to, attuned to, or characterized by the latest trends in fashion
fashion-forward clothing
Like a proud parent, Goldstein-Lynch shows off her fashion-forward students' bags—some with matching shoes … Winifred Gallagher
They are the alpha teens—fashion-forward young people who educate clothing company executives about style. Sara Eckel

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Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fashion-forward was in 1937

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Cite this Entry

“Fashion-forward.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fashion-forward. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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