a designer of fashionable clothing for women, esp. one in the business of making and selling such clothes
Origin of couturierFr, akin to couture
- An establishment engaged in couture.
- One who designs for or owns such an establishment.
Origin of couturierFrench dressmaker from Old French cousturier from cousture sewing ; see couture .
- A person who designs haute couture (high fashion).
- A company that is owned by, or employs such a person; a fashion house.