Enjoy the pictures from the 15th Cat Fashion Show in New York. The show, taking place in Algonguin Hotel, also celebrated the host cat Matilda’s birthday. The participants looked posh and glamorous. Haute couture refers to the creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing. Haute couture is made to order for a specific customer, and it is usually made from high-quality, expensive fabric and sewn with extreme attention to detail and finished by the most experienced and capable seamstresses, often using time-consuming, hand-executed techniques. Couture is a common abbreviation of haute couture and refers to the same thing in spirit.