Fashionist vs Fashionism - What's the difference?

fashionist | fashionism |


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.

fashionist

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (archaic) An obsequious follower of fashion.
  • (Fuller)
    (Webster 1913)

    fashionism

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • 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.