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Haute Couture

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The Chambre Syndicale, the French grand poo-poos that govern haute couture, has voted to welcome Viktor & Rolf back onto the haute couture status after a thirteen-year hiatus. Officially, the brand is a "correspondent member of the couture calendar" because the house is based in Amsterdam, rather than France. Also, no word yet on whether the designers will show. [WWD]