1. The business of designing, making, and selling highly fashionable, usually custom-made clothing for women.
2. Dressmakers and fashion designers considered as a group.
3. The high-fashion clothing created by designers.
Arrrrrrrrrrr. Couture is not taking a Hanes t-shirt from Target and glueing on rhinestones to spell 'Mistress' or 'Hot Mama' and finishing it off with a little bow. Don't abuse the word!
and while I'm on dictionary.com, this is for you Sailor:
mal·nu·tri·tion ( P ) Pronunciation Key (mln-trshn, -ny-)
Poor nutrition because of an insufficient or poorly balanced diet or faulty digestion or utilization of foods.
You were thinking of malnourish. Neener neener.