The haute couture world is one of the most elusive and expensive fields within the fashion industry. Put simply, haute couture is the making and creation of one-off, bespoke, hand-crafted garments made from the world’s finest fabrics, constructed by skilled specialists from across the globe.
Meghan Markle wore Ralph & Russo for her official engagement photo in 2017. Credit: Alexi Lubomirski via Getty Images
Started by partners Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo, Ralph & Russo has seen its creations on some of the world’s most famous women, including Beyoncé, Angelina Jolie and future princess Meghan Markle for her royal engagement photos.
CNN went behind the scenes before Ralph & Russo’s Spring-Summer 2018 show to track the making of one of their dresses, a process involving 300 hours, 20 skilled workers, two cities and one catwalk.
Watch the video above to follow the intricate process of couture dressmaking and see the final dress.
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