couturier (kōō-TŎŎR-ē-ər)


(Noun) A male dressmaker or fashion designer.

In Context

“The couturier, today the god of women’s fashion, came into existence only in the final decades of the nineteenth century.”

Joan DeJean, The Essence of Style: How the French Invented High Fashion, Fine Food, Chic Cafés, Style, Sophistication, and Glamour, 2005.