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haute couture

noun [U]
 
 
COMMERCE, MARKETING expensive high quality clothes of original design, especially for women, or the business of designing and making these clothes: Haute couture clothing is marked by superior craftsmanship and is usually made by hand, by a team of artisans - each with his or her own specialty - specially for the client.
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