fash·​ion·​is·​ta | \ ˌfa-shə-ˈnē-stə How to pronounce fashionista (audio) \

Definition of fashionista

: a designer, promoter, or follower of the latest fashions

Examples of fashionista in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The entire six-season series will hit HBO Max on April 1 bringing our favorite fashionista from Flushing, Queens, back into our homes. Maureen Lee Lenker,, "The Nanny will finally be streaming on HBO Max in April," 24 Mar. 2021 The comedy follows a fashionista from Queens who gets a job nannying for three children in Manhattan. Paulina Jayne Isaac, Glamour, "The Nanny Is Finally Coming to Streaming, and People Are Freaking Out," 24 Mar. 2021 The luxury fashionista founded her eponymous brand in 2004 and the rest is history, as her company now spans more than 300 stores worldwide and is carried at more than 3,000 department stores. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "International Women's Day: Shop these 14 sales to support women-owned businesses," 8 Mar. 2021 Anya Taylor-Joy, ever a fashionista, did not disappoint at this year's Golden Globes. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Anya Taylor-Joy Wore Dior Haute Couture and Tiffany Jewels to the Golden Globes," 1 Mar. 2021 My biggest career goal is to design a movie set for a film based on a fashionista living on a spaceship. House Beautiful, "New Orleans Designer Whitney Jones Finds Inspiration in the Colors of Nature," 19 Feb. 2021 This time, Cruella is a gritty, punk fashionista trying to make a name for herself in 1970s London, when an unlikely alliance brings out her bad side. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Emma Stone Is Your Edgy, Punk Cruella de Vil," 17 Feb. 2021 Tie it in front, in the back Western-style or twisted to the side like a fashionista. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "41 gifts for pets and the people who love them," 20 Nov. 2020 Beyond saving money and revealing your inner fashionista, Bunker touts sewing’s mental and emotional benefits. Roy S. Johnson |, al, "‘Why buy it when you can make it?’ Alabama blogger blends modern home sewing with social justice," 24 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of fashionista

1993, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fashionista

fashion entry 1 + -ista (as in sandinista)

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31 Mar 2021

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“Fashionista.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of fashionista

informal : a person who designs, sells, or is very interested in clothing fashions

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