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    Let’s ask the Fashion Dictionary: What’s demi-couture?

    Juni 29th, 2012

    Ever heard of the word “demi-couture”? In case you have not, it’s very simple – it def. has something to to with the word “haute couture”.

    Must known fashion term #21: Demi-Couture

    Demi-couture is a French word and means literally translated “half-couture”. Or if you want a longer meaning, it’s “half-custom-made women’s clothing.” Demi-couture relates to the term “haute couture“, custom-made high sewing but is more classified under ready-to-wear in the fashion business.

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    Demi-Couture

    Januar 6th, 2012

    Demi-couture is a French word and means literally translated ‘half-couture’. Since it relates to the fashion term ‘haute couture‘, custom-made high sewing, the more detailed version of its meaning would be “half-custom-made women’s clothing.” Due to the ‘demi’ (= half) in front of the ‘couture’ the term demi-couture is more classified under ready-to-wear in the fashion business.
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    Haute Couture

    April 5th, 2010

    Haute Couture is a French word and means high sewing or high dressmaking. It refers to the creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing. Haute couture is usually made out of high-end and therefore expensive fabrics. The designs are always sewn with attention to detail and finish which is often a very time-consuming process.


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