haute couture

noun haute cou·ture \ ˌōt-ku̇-ˈtu̇r \
Updated on: 25 Nov 2017

Definition of haute couture

: the houses or designers that create exclusive and often trend-setting fashions for women; also : the fashions created

Examples of haute couture in a Sentence

  1. a fashion designer who's a renowned master of haute couture

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Origin and Etymology of haute couture

French, literally, high sewing


HAUTE COUTURE Defined for English Language Learners

haute couture

noun

Definition of haute couture for English Language Learners

  • : the people and companies that create clothes that are very expensive and fashionable; also : the clothes they create



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