Lagerfeld, who has contributed to the liberation of couture design, is now concerned with toning things down.
She used the bias cut, made Grecian-style dresses and introduced haute couture design to high street shops.
In 1987, Lacroix's couture designs offered an almost cartoon version of femininity.
"For example, we could make a great case for going back into the archives and bringing forward some of Bill Blass's early couture designs," he said.
In 1997, he graduated early due to his early expertise at couture designs.
Mr. Versace has a new take on couture design.
Some seamstresses even crafted miniature undergarments to go under the couture designs.
She has been investigating early-20th-century couture design, she said, which reminded her immediately of Hollywood.
His couture designs are luxurious yet keyed to modern times.
The series premiered July 29, 2010, on the Lifetime network, and followed the pair cross country as they created couture designs using local resources.