Definition of couturier
: an establishment engaged in couture; also : the proprietor of or designer for such an establishment
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The annual soiree gathers designers and couturiers—who have been invited to bring the entourage that best represents their house—for a unique La Vie en Rose–themed event.
The show traces the label’s enduring nature across the six artistic directors who carried on the couturier’s legacy after his sudden death in 1957, and indeed built up the label’s influence through their respective eras.
On Feb. 12, 1947, less than two years after the bitter end of World War II, a largely unknown 42-year-old couturier debuted his first collection under his own name.
Designer Bertrand Guyon took the iconic Parisian couturier's passion for painting Monday to produce a diaphanous collection of couture gowns that fluttered by guests at Paris' Place Vendome.
The two met on a misunderstanding: A mutual friend told Givenchy that Miss Hepburn was keen to meet him, and the couturier assumed the gamine in question was Katharine.
And in 2016 and 2017, there have been several exhibitions dedicated to the work of one of the greatest pioneers of the mid-20th century, Spanish couturier Cristobal Balenciaga.
At the top of everyone's wedding bracket, though, was couturier Giles Deacon, the red-carpet favorite who's clothed stars like Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington, Solange Knowles, and Sarah Jessica Parker.
The last Parisian retrospective dedicated to Christian Dior, held at Les Arts Décoratifs in 1987, focused on 10 years of the couturier’s designs, from 1947 to his untimely death in 1957.
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Origin and Etymology of couturier
French, dressmaker, from Old French cousturier tailor's assistant, from cousture
First Known Use: 1899See Words from the same year
COUTURIER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of couturier for English Language Learners
: a person or business that designs and makes clothes for women
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