Definition of prêt-à-porter in English:

prêt-à-porter

Line breaks: prêt-à-porter
Pronunciation: /ˌprɛtəˈpɔːteɪ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
Designer clothes sold ready to wear rather than made to measure: the prêt-à-porter on your back
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

French, literally 'ready to wear'.

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