What does Couture mean?

Definitions for Couture
kuˈtʊər; Fr. kuˈtürcou·ture

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. couturenoun

    high fashion designing and dressmaking


  1. couturenoun

    The production of high-end, custom-made clothing

  2. Etymology: Shortening of haute couture, thus ultimately from


  1. couture

    Couture is a term in fashion that refers to the design and creation of custom-fitted, high-end clothing that's produced by leading fashion houses. The word "couture" originated from the French term "haute couture," which means "high sewing" or "high fashion." It involves hand-made craftsmanship using luxurious fabrics and attention to minute details. Couture items are often unique, made to measure for a specific client, and are tailored to the wearer's body and preferences.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Couture is ranked #4165 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Couture surname appeared 8,508 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Couture.

    93.5% or 7,955 total occurrences were White.
    2% or 178 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.6% or 139 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1.6% or 137 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.7% or 60 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 39 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Couture in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Couture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Couture in a Sentence

  1. Renzo Rosso:

    John is a real pro, I am so happy to have him, he is a not a designer but a couturier and has great pyramidal thinking - turning couture concepts into ready-to-wear clothing and accessories.

  2. Maria Grazia Chiuri:

    We are in this time where the idea of couture sometimes is wrong because people believe that couture is expensive so it has to be visible. We have to try to explain that couture is another story.

  3. Dan Madsen:

    It can be sci-fi, fantasy, gaming, you name it, anything that is celebrated here at San Diego Comic-Con can be turned into a Geek Couture outfit.

  4. Maria Grazia Chiuri:

    It's not the famous postcard that you normally have of Rome, there's something more intimate, and that's the portrait we like. We also think couture is more intimate because there's a relationship between the client and the atelier. It's one of a kind and the best limited edition you could have.

  5. Blanca Blanco:

    It hurts my feelings, but I guess its part of being in our industry, we have people who appreciate you and others that don’t. The designer Atria Couture did an amazing job with my dress and I appreciate them for dressing me.

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