Examples from the Web for couture
But the phenomenon of counterfeiting is as old as couture itself.
“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.
In his confusion and excitement, Couture fired his own piece, and laid the savage dead.Historic Handbook of the Northern Tour|Francis Parkman
Couture was always welcome at the home of the courtesan, who dreamed, perhaps, of making him her husband.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Mme. Couture and her ward were left in the dining-room, and Eugene slept on Victorine's shoulder.Father Goriot|Honore de Balzac
"To cut it short, a brat with eighteen thousand livres per annum to drop over the first investment that turns up," said Couture.The Firm of Nucingen|Honore de Balzac
Couture had painted his “Decadent Romans” and Cabanel had recorded his first successes.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 2 (of 4)|Richard Muther
British Dictionary definitions for couture
- high-fashion designing and dressmaking
- (as modifier)couture clothes
Word Origin for couture
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."