modiste[mō dēst′, mô-]
modiste definition by Webster's New World
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Old-fashioned a person who makes or deals in fashionable clothes, hats, etc. for women
Origin: French ; from mode: see mode
modiste definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One that produces, designs, or deals in women's fashions.
Origin: French, from mode, fashion; see mode.