Definition of fashionista in English:

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fashionista

Pronunciation: /ˌfaʃəˈniːstə/

noun

informal
1A designer of haute couture.
Example sentences
  • Color experts, interior designers and fashionistas all agree: right now, red is red hot in everything from home decor to evening wear to iMacs.
  • They were among hairdressing's first superstar stylists, fashionistas before the term was even invented.
  • And they recently signed the hot fashionista to design new lines of sport clothing.
2A devoted follower of fashion.
Example sentences
  • The fashion trend setter boldly goes where other fashionistas have yet to follow.
  • Some young fashionistas shrug off such concerns, however.
  • The latter show was held outside, opposite the Natural History Museum much to the delight of fashionistas and hundreds of children queueing up to see the dinosaurs.

Origin

1990s: from fashion + -ista.

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