Definition of Haute couture

1. Noun. Trend-setting fashions.

Exact synonyms: High Fashion, High Style
Generic synonyms: Fashion



Definition of Haute couture

1. Noun. A common term for high fashion as produced in Paris and imitated in other fashion capitals such as New York, London, and Milan. ¹

2. Noun. The fashion houses or fashion designers that create exclusive and often trend-setting fashions ¹

3. Noun. Any unique stylish design made to order for wealthy and high-status clients. ¹

4. Noun. French fashion ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Haute couture

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1. Adventure Guide by Heather Stimmler-Hall (2004)
"Fashion & Beauty • Fashion Culture The Birth of haute couture Paris has been the fashion ... haute couture was established in Paris when an English tailor, ..."

2. Unseen I Slipped Awayby Maurice Nio by Maurice Nio (2004)
"One thing is certain: architecture is haute couture. It is always personal, made to measure, unrepeatable and, of course, more expensive than a standardized ..."

3. Paris by Peter Eckerlin, Elke Pastre (2001)
"The master of color also has a haute-couture establishment here. ... The milestone of Parisian haute- couture. Branch in the side street Rue Francois 1" ..."

4. Back from Utopia: The Challenge of the Modern Movementby Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen by Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen (2002)
"... that ‘haute couture' never really accepted the short skirt (JC Flugel, ... harem and Diors New Look. two women dominated the world of haute couture ..."

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