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fashionista

[fash-uh-nee-stuh] /ˌfæʃ əˈni stə/
noun
1.
a very fashionable person, especially one who works in the fashion industry.
Origin
1990-95; fashion + Italian or Spanish -ista -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for fashionistas

fashionista

/ˌfæʃəˈniːstə/
noun
1.
(informal) a person who follows trends in the fashion industry obsessively and strives continually to adopt the latest fashions
Word Origin
C20: from fashion + -ista as in Sandinista
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Word Origin and History for fashionistas

fashionista

n.

by 1996, from fashion + -ista (see -ist). In the same sense were fashionist (1610s, alive as late as 1850); fashion-monger (1590s); fashion-fly (1868).

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