Definition of prêt-à-porter in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˌprɛtəˈpɔːteɪ


[mass noun]
  • Designer clothes sold ready to wear rather than made to measure: the prêt-à-porter on your back
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    • Barbie and prêt-à-porter arrived on the scene simultaneously.
    • Already a collaborator with the Genny group, the Gilmar group, Maska and Mariella Burani, Alessandro has been producing his own women's prêt-à-porter (produced by Belle Maille di Carpi) for several years now.
    • A change of guards in Italian Fashion Maisons: Nicola Trussardi has called twenty-six-year-old Parisian Nicolas Ghesquiere to design women's prêt-à-porter and the collection for the USA.


French, literally 'ready to wear'.

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