Definition of couturier in English:

couturier

noun

  • A fashion designer who manufactures and sells clothes that have been tailored to a client's specific requirements and measurements.

    • ‘Though they didn't have half-million-dollar budgets to buy clothes from a couturier, they had incredible style.’
    • ‘He was the first of the 20th century's great couturiers, fêted by all.’
    • ‘Maria supported him in London working as a couturier, sought after by prestigious fashion houses.’
    • ‘As a couturier, I feel making beautiful clothes is a form of art.’
    • ‘It was supposed to be high fashion heaven on earth but couturiers are not exactly scratching each other's eyes out to gain entrance.’
    • ‘If China was looking for domestic fashion designers comparable to the haute couturiers in Paris, she would definitely be on the list.’
    • ‘He is the most famous cocktail dress designer among all of today's Paris couturiers.’
    • ‘Notable Parisian couturiers became patrons and she soon possessed a magnificent wardrobe comprised of gifts from her new clients.’
    • ‘Interestingly, you know, today, many couturiers who are making wedding gowns aren't necessarily sticking with the formula of the bleached out ivory or cream satin, you know, princess gown.’
    • ‘Each week they score contestants on how well the would-be couturiers execute a theme with the materials provided.’
    • ‘The Dior scent Miss Dior Cherie is a modern interpretation of the original Miss Dior fragrance created by the couturier himself in 1947, the year the iconic New Look was introduced.’
    • ‘Those who sewed in the workshops of the fashionable London couturiers endured harsh working conditions.’
    • ‘This is not an issue of outing, but of honoring the customary silence among couturiers.’
    • ‘The couturiers of Paris do not amount to much anymore.’
    • ‘You will also be measured with the precision of a couturier to see if you have any length discrepancies, such as one leg that's shorter than the other.’
    • ‘It is my wish that the Paris couturiers reduce the size of the ladies' hats this season, as in years past I have had many unpleasant encounters with enormous millinery.’
    • ‘Coco Chanel, French fashion designer and one of the most influential couturiers of the 20th century, died aged 87.’
    • ‘Within a few years, he would be eclipsed by couturiers like Coco Chanel and Jean Patou, designers more willing to adapt to the needs of a new generation of American women.’
    • ‘Some of Scotland's hottest couturiers are drawing on old - fashioned styles and fabrics - but not all their creations will protect you from thistles.’
    • ‘As everyone knows, women are designed by couturiers.’

Origin

Late 19th century: French, from couture.

Pronunciation:

couturier

/ko͞oˈto͝orēər//ko͞oˈto͝orēˌā/