“Couture” is quite a different category than just clothing or fashion clothing. In the world of style and high fashion, the top of the line, utmost fashion designs are most often referred to as couture. Being at the height of what is new, fashionably current and at the highest end of style to the point where you are even longed for by your fashion peers is to be “couture.”
Couture houses frequently turn out elaborate gowns, dresses and bridal wear. The French designers have always been ahead of the fashion curve. British designers are getting recognition for themselves in the world of high fashion. Each year, the fashion world begins looking for the new big thing in high-end and couture fashion. The cheaper clothes you find on the rack are not good enough for it.
Couture Fashion Week is frequented by the elite of the fashion industry. Only top designers are featured during Couture Fashion Week. Following is a group of a few of the designers who have taken part in the Couture Fashion Show 2009, adding the much coveted ‘couture’ to their status.
– Jorge Diep; Linda Ellis; Nina Gleyzer; Andres Aquino; Soucha Couture; Dany Atrache; Catalin Botezatu; Nedret Taciroglu; Vocce Couture; Space Couture; Sushma Patel
Their standout qualities are creativity and versatility of design. These designs are unique and have earned the respect from their peers. They can try out various color combinations (though black is the timeless color of elegance) and materials yet bring out the absolute top dresses for this time of the year.
These designers had educational as well as professional training that helped them to end up at the runway of Couture Fashion week.
Soucha, for example, is a graduate of the Academia Della Moda in Florence, Italy, is the owner of Soucha Couture which is one of the most popular Italian fashion institutions. Arab stars and celebrities liked his innovative fashions and he began to design for them. With the confidence of youth, he created his new fashion brand and became famous. At present, he runs two small stores in Cairo. Many people in Egypt would be familiar with Soucha Fashion. Kuwait, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia are starting to see an influx of Soucha Fashion and it expands its selling base. The company plans to enhance the offerings in its stores to cover more casual apparel and apparel accessories than it has in the past.
In order to succeed a designer must work hard and have a natural artistic ability and sense of style. It is of no doubt that these designers keep improving with each collection. The fashion world has shown an endless appreciation of these items, and constantly gives us new variations on this theme. Because designs take on different creations and inspiration, no one design is like the other.