haute-couture

haute couture

[oht koo-toor; French oht koo-tyr]
noun
1.
high fashion; the most fashionable and influential dressmaking and designing.
2.
the fashions so created.
3.
the leading dressmaking establishments in the world of fashion, considered collectively.

Origin:
< French

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haute couture (ot kutyr)
 
n
high fashion
 
[literally: high dressmaking]

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