- establishing or influencing a new trend or fashion.
Origin of trendsetting
1955–60; from the verb phrase set a trend; see -ing2
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Examples from the Web for trend-setting
Alexander Wang followed his trend-setting fall collection with another for spring, full of smart, youthful designs.Fashion Takes a Bow
The Daily Beast
September 12, 2009