The definition of couture is fashionable and cutting-edge designer clothes, or the design of such clothes.
An example of couture is a hot designer dress.
the work or business of designing new fashions in women's clothes; also, women's clothes in new or specially designed fashions
Origin of coutureFr, sewing, seam from Vulgar Latin an unverified form consutura, seam from Classical Latin consutus, past participle of consuere, to sew, stitch, join from con-, together (see com-) + suere, to sew
- The business of designing, making, and selling highly fashionable, usually custom-made clothing.
- Dressmakers and fashion designers considered as a group.
- The high-fashion clothing created by designers.
Origin of coutureFrench sewing from Old French cousture from Vulgar Latin cōnsūtūra from Latin cōnsuere cōnsūt- to sew together com- com- suere to sew ; see syū- in Indo-European roots.
- (fashion) The production of high-end, custom-made clothing
Shortening of haute couture, thus ultimately from French couture