- created or produced by a fashion designer: couture clothes.
- being, having, or suggesting the style, quality, etc., of a fashion designer; very fashionable: the couture look.
Origin of couture
Examples from the Web for couture
But the phenomenon of counterfeiting is as old as couture itself.The Big Business of Fashion Counterfeits
December 24, 2014
“The making of couture clothes is changing so drastically that I feel like I am preserving its history,” she says.
Tatiana says there was one agent behind the sudden popularity of couture—the red carpet.
But I do not see the future in terms of the couture that will come out of it.
She rounded out the weekend by appearing the morning after the ceremony in a Giambattista Valli Spring 2014 couture creation.Screw George Clooney—Amal Alamuddin Is the Catch
September 30, 2014
He left six of them; and of this number were Couture and De Launay.La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West
Of the two portraits, the one I like the better is the drawing by Couture.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2
It was at this time that young Puvis entered the studio of Couture.Puvis de Chavannes
"That only comes when nobody wishes to part with money," said Couture.
"Bixiou, you are dropping into phenomena, block us out our pictures," put in Couture.
- high-fashion designing and dressmaking
- (as modifier)couture clothes
Word Origin and History for couture
1908, from French couture, literally "dressmaking, sewing," from Old French costure (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *consutura, from past participle of Latin consuere "to sew together," from con- "together" (see com-) + suere "to sew" (see sew). Used as a collective term for "women's fashion designers."