be a slave to (something)

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be a slave to (something)

To be unduly influenced by or care too much about something; to spend too much or time or energy on something. Jeremy is a total slave to fashion. He can't leave the house without making sure every part of his outfit matches perfectly. I wish Sarah would relax a bit more over the weekend. She's a total slave to her job.
See also: slave
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PS8,000 PS80,000 10A slave to fashion - but which film featured this Princess outfit?
We live in a culture these days where everything is under scrutiny and everything is criticised" - Actress Gemma Arterton who refuses to become a slave to fashion.
I've got torn calves, my back is in bits, my neck is painful and the back of my ribcage hurts constantly" Dancer Michael Flatley on the price he pays for his art "We live in a culture these days where everything is under scrutiny and everything is criticised" Actress Gemma Arterton, above, who refuses to become a slave to fashion "Don't keep repeating 'the Labour Party is in favour of staying in the EU'.
We live in a culture these days where everything is under scrutiny and everything is criticised" Actress Gemma Arterton who refuses to become a slave to fashion "When it comes to the arts, passion should always trump common sense" Robert de Niro "I am lucky to have good genetics and great olive skin so the ageing process is not taking its toll on me - yet" Actress Eva Longoria.
I don't want people to be a slave to fashion," she said.
That said, it's important not to be a slave to fashion, to know what suits you over what's just fashionable.
Colocsty oozes passion and individualism, and spreads these qualities by becoming a medium for women to express their inner beauty and who they are without being a slave to fashion trends.
I am such an advocate for personal style, and not being a slave to fashion, instead incorporating trends that suit you into your current wardrobe.
28 ( ANI ): Sonakshi Sinha has said that she is not a slave to fashion.
But if some hair-band drivel is going to beat out an entry as bold and emblematic as "Roadrunner,'' they might also vote to designate the state "The Cradle of the Counter-revolution'' and lead Boston tourists on a walk through the Slave to Fashion Trail.
Unreservedly, so long as you are not doing it as a slave to fashion.
It's as colourful and cavalier as Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette, which laboured to reinvent the guileless guillotine-fodder as a fatalistic slave to fashion deserving her own tear-streaked Elton John tribute.
Looking good is important to the Dickins & Jones woman but she's not a slave to fashion trends.
As long as you build a wardrobe that will help you sail through any occasion for successive seasons, that is way preferable than being a slave to fashion.