As nouns the difference between fashionist and fashionism
is that fashionist
is (archaic) an obsequious follower of fashion while fashionism
is devotion to fashion; faddishness.
Devotion to fashion; faddishness.
* 2003 , Keith Rosson, The Best of Intentions: The Avow Anthology
- I mean, come on, there's no way you can tell me with a straight face that this reblossoming of hipster fashionism and rehashed rock and roll bullshit isn't a byproduct of that cynicism.