1. Here’s another citation from the New York Times, which defines recessionista as ““recessionista,” the new name for the style maven on a budget” (and the article quotes Grant Barrett):


    And still another citation from a Philippine newspaper, which defines recessionista as “the recession-chic fashionista”:


  2. You might also want to check out this other language website, which includes a 2001 citation of recessionista used, not in the context of fashion, but in the sense of “a person who insists that a recession is coming or believes that a recession would be good for the long-term health of the economy.”


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