A pun on haute couture meaning a clothing genre defined by mis-matched & ill-fitting pieces that one refuses to give away or donate to charity, where they belong.
A look defined by clothing that is "long in the tooth" yet still worn and considered appropriate/stylish by the wearer.
A grouping of clothing articles that only a destitue/homeless person in dire need would wear, when provided by charity.
My husband has so many new designer duds, yet he still chooses to shop from the closet with the homeless collection of clothes......
Why are you dressing yourself from a homeless collection? Have you not looked in the mirror?
He was so cheap his clothes look like they came from a homeless collection yet he thinks he looks great!