[oht koo-too r; French oht koo-tyr]
- high fashion; the most fashionable and influential dressmaking and designing.
- the fashions so created.
- the leading dressmaking establishments in the world of fashion, considered collectively.
Origin of haute couture
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- high fashion
Word Origin for haute couture
literally: high dressmaking
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