Haute Couture or Alta Moda refers to the highest art of tailoring and stands for
- mainly handmade, custom pieces/one-of-a-kind pieces
- using only highest quality materials for model, trimmings and accessories
- and manufacturing in the traditional, non-industrial handcrafting techniques of English or French tailoring
IK Couture is a Master Taylor company in reference to fashion salons of the grand Viennese fashion houses (Fred Adlmüller, Emilie Flöge).
As a traditionalist with a modern concept of personalized tailor-made clothing the company stands for finest workmanship of exclusive fabrics and materials in an exceptional yet practical sleek style.
Wien Couture was launched in 2011 and is the highest honor fashion designers can be awarded with by the State Guild of Fashion and Clothing Technique Vienna. The winners of this outstanding award are the top representatives of their industry and have proven in a multi-stage selection process that they have met all criteria of the fine art of tailoring at its highest level. Just like at the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Française a compliance with all criteria is strictly reviewed and the winners have to undergo an assessment every 24 months in order to renew their title.
Ingeborg Köberl, winner of the Awards 2011/2012 & 2013/2014