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One that initiates or popularizes a trend: a trendsetter in popular music.

trend′set′ting adj.
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Adj.1.trendsetting - initiating or popularizing a trendtrendsetting - initiating or popularizing a trend  
fashionable, stylish - being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe"
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[ˈtrendsetɪŋ] ADJque impone la moda
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Launching the event alongside the models, right, Magners Light marketing manager James Simpson said: "This is the big show-off event of spring and we can expect to see almost as much trendsetting fashion in the audience as on the catwalk."
To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Steve McQueen's trendsetting MONACO, and to pay tribute to TAG Heuer's new partnership with Gulf, a new limited edition version of the vintage chronograph -- with for the first time an elegant, anti-reflective sapphire crystal front and back -- is slated for worldwide launch in September 2009.
Attendees, ranging from giant specialty chain Williams-Sonoma to the mom-and-pop gourmet store on the corner, will see trendsetting cookware, tabletop goods, gadgets, small appliances and much more.
"The light-filled homes fit perfectly into the neighborhood, which has a historical sense, mingled with trendsetting design and architecture, wonderful restaurants, and fashionable shops."
The trendsetting pounds 999 is from the iconic VAIO range and has been designed with image as a priority.