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HAUTE COUTURE vs. PRET-A-PORTER


Hello my gorgeous fashion people! As you could probably notice my obsession with haute couture is endless and that is the main "mojo" of my blog. So if you are a haute couture fan, welcome and keep reading. In today´s post I will say few characteristics about haute couture and pret-a-porter, their pro´s and con´s and if and how they affect each other.

What is great about haute couture?! That it is endless and never goes out of fashion. You can wear dress from first haute couture collection by Dior for example and look modern. I will give you an example; we still remember that vintage moment when Julia Roberts won the Oscar in Valentino black dress which was then few years old. Why is that so? Because haute couture is like the finest piece of fashion, just like novels that win Nobel´s price in literature will always be evergreens for reading. That is the case with haute couture. It is eternal and doesn´t have an expire date.

What is not so great about haute couture?! Ok, to me nothing but I know that many designers choose not to be couturiers because it is very expensive adventure. The materials are very rich, and you need to have tons of finest silk for example to make just one dress. So the quantity is very important when talking about quality haute couture. And many designers don˙t want to go in that adventure if they don´t want to bankrupt immediatelly. The other thing is that haute couture, although is eternal, it si not wearable in everyday life. It is made to be exposed on the red carpets, museums or at the sallons of very, very rich people.

What is amazing when talking about pret-a-porter?! Well, pret-a-porter is a pioneer of fashion. Any fashion experiment is made in field of "ready-to-wear" fashion like mini-skirts, tuxedos for women, business elegence..I could rave about it for days. The ability of self-inventions is the best thing when talking about pre-a-porter.

The not so great things are that trends which are made by pre-a-porter are very non-constant and have tendency to varius changes. That is why designers are always on pressure to invent something new which will stand out and be the new trend. And if their vision is not so acceptable in the eyes of fashion public, than his colection will be seen as a totally miss.

So my dear friends, as you can see, fashion has so many amazing faces and features. Even if you are like me a haute couture fan, or if you are more on pret-a-porter oriented, we all enjoy in the beautiful skill of art and dressing, called fashion.

Which team are you; haute couture or pret-a-porter? Please share your thoughts!

Thank you for the attention!

Georgia! xo















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