The couturier famously traveled the world on scouting trips, looking to draw design inspiration from sundry cultures.
The Chambre Syndicale de La Couture was first developed by the British couturier Charles Frederick Worth and his sons in 1868.
Met Ball to Honor Charles James: The 2014 Met Gala ball and costume exhibit will pay tribute to American couturier Charles James.
How has a couturier whose name is rarely recognized remained culturally relevant?
It underscores the diversity of the couturier's achievements and wide ranging influence.
The gown by couturier Helen Rose is made of 25 yards of satin and took a fifteen-person team almost three months to fashion.
The Queen's couturier, Angela Kell, will create Prince George's replica, which will feature cap sleeves and a cotton lace overlay.