fashionista

noun
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 Even amongst all these fashionista's, Gigi made sure to stand out herself, wearing a sheer white lace ensemble with a striking jacket that drifted all the way to the floor and sheer flared slacks that showed her white panties underneath. ELLE, 23 Apr. 2022 The mini fashionista sweetly posed while wearing a matching Gucci dress and coat. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 25 Mar. 2022 Bae, billionaire fashionista is disowned by her ultra-rich family, owing to a salacious scandal and for the first time in her life, has to fend for herself. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 28 Apr. 2022 During her tenure, Sarah Polk was quite the fashionista. Sophie Dweck, Town & Country, 17 Apr. 2022 Along with makeup, Rani has also proven to be quite the fashionista. Vanessa Etienne, PEOPLE.com, 1 Apr. 2022 After becoming youngest recipient ever of the CFDA's Fashion Icon award, Z's Spiderman co-star Tom Holland took to Instagram to congratulate the fashionista. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, 4 Feb. 2022 Cardi B's daughter is a fashionista just like her mom. Quinci Legardye, Harper's BAZAAR, 29 Dec. 2021 Kelly Clarkson is a singer, author, daytime TV host and fashionista. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 14 Jan. 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

18 May 2022

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“Fashionista.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fashionista. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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