It originally referred to Englishman Charles Frederick Worth's work, produced in Paris in the mid-nineteenth century.
In modern France, haute couture is a "protected name" that can be used only by firms that meet certain well-defined standards.
FASHION is the style and custom prevalent at a given time.
In its most common usage however, "fashion" describes the popular clothing style.
There exist a number of cities recognized as global fashion centers or fashion capitals.
They use standard patterns, factory equipment, and faster construction techniques to keep costs low, compared to a custom-sewn version of the same item. SAM'S CHICAGO TOWN HOUSE - DAY An attractive, thirtyish couple, SUZY and GREG are stocking Sam's freezer with enough Ziploc meals for a months. CUT TO: ANNIE'S KITCHEN - SEVERAL DAYS LATER Packing boxes. C'mon, c'mon, c'mon -- And pull back to reveal: EXT. We can see a garden of flowers -- clearly planted by Sam's wife.