If fashion is more your forte, there are even pieces of haute couture and sportswear in the show.
As he told the Times: “What you will see on Thursday is not a ballet, it is a haute couture show.”
More recently, haute couture has even tried the romanticization of overalls.
Enter: Elie Saab haute couture (2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards) and Jean-Paul Gaultier haute couture (2008 Academy Awards).
UPDATE: Saint Laurent says that the haute couture division of the brand will not be re-launched in the near future.
Iris Van Herpen and Delphine Manivet each have a technical mastery that falls within the luxurious customs of haute couture.
There are collections for Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter and haute couture and Resort.
A year later, when Lopez walked the red carpet at the Academy Awards, she wore Chanel haute couture.
There are lots of parallels: haute couture trickling down to Target is one of the best, if one of the most obvious.
After the drabness of the 1950s, her clothes were chic and slightly transgressive, but not haute couture.