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What is the difference between couture and haute couture?


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2008-02-13 05:44:34
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Couture is the art of dressmaking

Haute Couture is the fashions created by the art of dressmaking.


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"Haute couture" is generally a one-of-a-kind custom-made designer garment where "pret a porter" is ready-made retail garments in large quantities.

Haute couture is the french name for bespoke clothing meaning one - off.

The Father of Haute Couture was Charles Frederick Worth.

Wearing haute couture is an aspirational symbol of power and prestige reserved for those for whom money is no object.

All you have to do is simpily have a desire to sew, and create things. Many haute couture designers love high fashion. I, as a haute couture designer went to get a degree in fashion, and then I chose to start my businessat my house. I also hired other desingers to work with me to help me with my designing. That is just a simple I started my own haute couture line. actually haute cature or high sewing is a specific style of fashion design promienet to one part of Paris called Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Paris where designers are clothing lines are expected to meet certain standards as set out by the Chambre de commerce et d'industri de Paris to be actually classified as Haute Couture, so the member before me is actually not a proper haute couture designer and never will be unless he/she becomes a member of the Chambre syndicale de la haute couture, where by these member have to meet three standards to call themselves a couture house and use "Haute Couture" in their advertising

'Une couture' means a seam (of a dress for example), but 'la (haute) couture' means the art of creating fashion (in clothes).

Designer is Real and expensive and couture is fake and average price

Answer1. The leading establishments or designers for the creation of exclusive fashions.2. The creation of exclusive fashions/The fashions created.Haute couture is very dynamic, eye-catching makup, hair, and/or clothes.

high fashion, exqusite taste and or style

"Des sacs de haute couture."

Pret-a-Porter is ready to wear, off the rack, off the peg, off the shelf. You simply buy stuff "as it is" Haute Couture is french for "high sewing" and is custom-made or made to order for a certain client. Very highly priced and of course available to not a lot of clients. For menswear, the term is bespoke, or semi-bespoke.

It is a bit of both, however, what is important to remember is that models are supposed to showcase the clothes--not themselves. Having a great attitude and walk can make any haute couture ensemble sizzle on the runway. Most wouldn't call runway model bodies "great" since their purpose is to be a human hanger. In terms of body type, the only way anyone can model haute couture is if they are tall and slim with little to no curves. Having the perfect balance between the right body type and a great attitude and walk can take a model a long way when modeling haute couture.

HAUTE Couture means high fashion and is the most exclusive line that designers create, usually with the end client in mind.

In fashion, the term 'haute couture' is used to refer to specially designed and created one of a kind pieces. These pieces are exclusive designs made with luxury materials and methods for a specific customer.

Many credit the father of Haute Couture, Charles Frederick Worth.

Marie Vernet was one of the first women to model haute couture, thanks to her husband, the Father of Haute Couture, Charles Frederick Worth. Lisa Fonssagrives is another woman who made a huge initial impact on the modeling industry.

It's French. It's Terre not Terra, but you do pronounce it like terra, the "err" is like "air"...Haute is like haute cousine or haute couture, only in Indiana for Terre Haute we pronounce the "h" a bit more...more like "hote", h - long o - t

Someone who does couture is a fashion designer or a couturier. The words couture and couturier are originally French, from their word for "sewing" but are also used in English. Couture refers only to fashion design for women. "Haute couture" means "high" couture, custom-made dresses made with extravagant fabrics and unique designs, to be worn only to the fanciest parties.

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Yes, in reference to a person's physical appearance. Hawt/hot can mean they are extremely attractive. Haute is the French word for "high" and can refer to high fashion (haute couture).

No, Coco Chanel was a fashion designer, and had influenced the Haute couture during all her carrier.

The three main categories of fashion are haute couture,ready-to-wear and mass market.

I assume she is wearing Dior Haute Couture since it is a Dior commercial...

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