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.
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How to use haute couture in a sentence
She has since tested many different looks, leaning into eccentric haute couture and pin-up throwbacks.4 Takeaways From Billie Eilish's New Album Happier Than Ever | Andrew R. Chow | July 30, 2021 | Time
But while that level of ‘haute couture’ is building the market, we want to be seen as more prêt-à-porter.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty | Tim Teeman | December 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jacqueline Kennedy helped change all that in the 1960s, with her unflappable chic and wardrobe full of haute couture.
After the drabness of the 1950s, her clothes were chic and slightly transgressive, but not haute couture.
There are collections for Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter and haute couture and Resort.The Drama of Being a Model: Spike Jonze and Jonah Hill Land in Fashion Week | Allison McNearney | September 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for haute couture
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