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Haute Couture Fashion Week

Get ready for gorgeous gowns, incredible creativity and some of the most ornate and intricate fashion creations you’ll ever see. Haute Couture Fashion Week is the ultimate in high-end fashion, showcasing the very best from the cream of the fashion crop, including Dior, Chanel, Armani, Valentino, Giambattista Valli and Elie Saab. Stick with us for photos, news and show reports from all the big couture shows.

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Armani Prive Haute Couture Spring 2013

Armani Privé turns to trousers for Haute Couture Spring 2013

It was all about the trouser at the Armani Privé Haute Couture Spring / Summer 2013 show in Paris yesterday. Giorgio Armani chose the humble trouser as the linchpin for his latest couture offering. It was perhaps a... Read more »

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Alexis Mabille's sugary sweet Spring 2013 Haute Couture collection

It was sugar and spice and all things nice at the Alexis Mabille Spring / Summer 2013 presentation last evening. The designer, who was recently made an official haute couture member, was out to show off his craft.... Read more »

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Maison Martin Margiela AW12 at Haute Couture Fashion Week

Throughout the course of Haute Couture Fashion Week we have seen quite a few designers using face coverings as part of their collections. At Giambattista Valli web-like veils were attached with butterflies, while at Armani... Read more »

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Haute Couture Fashion Week: Valentino Autumn 2012 collection

On the final day of Haute Couture Week, Maria Grazia Chiurli and Pier Paolo Piccioli were back in the saddle for another round of couture for the house of Valentino. For their Autumn / Winter 2012 Haute Couture... Read more »

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Zuhair Murad Couture AW 2012 at Haute Couture Fashion Week

Hot on the heels of Elie Saab and Basil Soda , Zuhair Murad is another Lebanese designer making waves in the world of haute couture. With celebrity fans as diverse as Jennifer Lopez , Blake Lively and Miley Cyrus ,... Read more »

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Jean Paul Gaultier's AW12 couture line inspired by Pete Doherty

Jean Paul Gaultier is known for taking a risque approach to his work, and frankly, we wouldn't want it any other way. Not perturbed by the controversy surrounding his last couture show - a fashionable dedication to the late... Read more »

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Elie Saab Couture AW 2012 at Haute Couture Fashion Week

There's very little you can say about an Elie Saab couture show. Really we all know everyone just wants to pore over the pictures (click above for a gallery). This is not a designer known for his high-concept ideas and edgy... Read more »

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Basil Soda Couture AW 2012: Haute Couture Fashion Week Gallery

Basil Soda 's couture collection for Autumn / Winter 2012 was a darker approach than we've seen from the Lebanese designer up to this point.Inspired by metamorphoses, the collection went from deep rustic shades of dark olive... Read more »

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian at Stéphane Rolland AW12 Couture Fashion Show

It's Paris, it's fashion, you had to know that Kanye West would be making some sort of appearance. The rapper-turned-designer rocked up to the  Stéphane Rolland AW12 Couture presentation yesterday, but it wasn't... Read more »

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Armani Prive AW 2012 at Haute Couture Fashion Week

Giorgio Armani opted for a familiar palette for the Armani Prive Autumn / Winter 2012 couture show. Inky midnight blues, pops of paste hues and lots of black and blue-black shades dominated the show, which was set against a... Read more »

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Chanel Haute Couture AW2012

Haute Couture Fashion Week continued today with Chanel presenting a beautifully wearable collection inspired by the late Coco herself. Designer Karl Lagerfeld displayed an incredibly prim yet elegant collection to the... Read more »

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Giambattista Valli blooms for Autumn 2012 at Haute Couture Week

Flowers, gardens, and lots and lots of blooming flora was the theme behind Giambattista Valli's Autumn 2012-13 Haute Couture collection. The designer went on an exploration of Mother Nature for his third couture collection.... Read more »

GALLERY: Princess Charlene, Marc, Marion, the Annas all come out for Dior Haute Couture

GALLERY: Princess Charlene, Marc, Marion, the Annas all come out for Dior Haute Couture

Top designers, editors, even royalty came out to fete Raf Simons as he showed his debut collection for Christian Dior Haute Couture today. By all accounts, including our own, it was a show in feminine simplicity with... Read more »

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Dior AW 2012 at Haute Couture Fashion Week

Earlier today we kicked off Haute Couture Fashion Week with Atelier Versace's long-awaited return to the Ritz in Paris for Haute Couture Fashion Week . This afternoon brings with it even more excitement in the form of Raf... Read more »

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The front row celebrities at Atelier Versace AW2012

It was a beautiful Sunday evening in Paris; the perfect conditions for a celebrity studded haute couture show! There were hoards of familiar and beloved celebrity faces at The Ritz as Donatella Versace introduced her... Read more »

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Atelier Versace AW 2012 at Haute Couture Fashion Week

You'd be forgiven for thinking Donatella Versace has never experienced Autumn or Winter, looking at the clothes she chose to show for Atelier Versace 's long-awaited return to the Ritz in Paris for Haute Couture Fashion... Read more »

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Paris Couture Week Autumn/Winter 2012-13 begins today!

What a season we have to look forward to! With Paris Couture Week kicking off tonight, it looks set to be a bumper few days with the return of Versace's couture collection starting at 7.30pm this evening. The show marks... Read more »

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Dolce & Gabbana to unveil first-ever couture collection

The Dolce & Gabbana lads are getting ready to début their couture collection next week . Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana will unveil their first-ever haute couture collection on July 9 but will keep their... Read more »

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Versace to return to Couture catwalk with two shows in Paris

It looks like we are in for a real treat this forthcoming couture season, with the news that Versace will return to the catwalk to present its Spring/Summer 2012 Haute Couture collection in Paris. Atelier Versace... Read more »

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Haute Couture Fashion Week: Valentino S/S 2012

Haute Couture Fashion Week continutes to amaze us with collections that remind us exactly why we love fashion in the first place. The Valentino show today was no exception; a dreamy show full of beautiful concoctions in light... Read more »