Couture

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Definition

the couture: the designing, making and selling of expensive fashionable clothing; fashionable clothes
noun

Examples

  • "The reclusive Patrice, who retired from activity in 2002, is credited with many breakthroughs both in couture and in the fashion business."
  • "The takeover was an unexpected blow to the family-run business that could mark the end of a century of locally-tailored Italian couture."

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