haute couture

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French haute couture (haute couture, high fashion), from haute (high, elegant) + couture (sewing).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əʊt kuːˈtjʊə/
  • enPR: ōt-ko͞o-tyo͝orʹ, ōt-ko͞o-türʹ

Noun[edit]

haute couture (uncountable)

  1. High fashion as produced in Paris and imitated in other fashion capitals such as New York, London, and Milan.
  2. The fashion houses or fashion designers that create exclusive and often trendsetting fashions.
  3. Any unique stylish design made to order for wealthy and high-status clients.
  4. French fashion.

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French[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

haute couture f (uncountable)

  1. (fashion) haute couture, high fashion