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Couture Week highlights

Although no mere mortal could afford the dresses, Couture Week provided us with a much-needed dose of fashion fantasy. From Chanel's airplane-themed show hosted inside a giant jumbo jet, to Jean-Paul Gaultier's collection dedicated to Amy Winehouse, here are the most amazing creations from Paris Haute Couture Week.

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  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Elie Saab Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Valentino Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Chanel Spring/Summer Couture

  • Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer Couture

  • Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer Couture

  • Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer Couture

  • Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer Couture

  • Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer Couture

  • Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer Couture

  • Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer Couture

  • Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer Couture

  • Martin Margiela Spring/Summer Couture

  • Martin Margiela Spring/Summer Couture

  • Martin Margiela Spring/Summer Couture

  • Martin Margiela Spring/Summer Couture

  • Martin Margiela Spring/Summer Couture

  • Martin Margiela Spring/Summer Couture

  • Martin Margiela Spring/Summer Couture

  • Martin Margiela Spring/Summer Couture

  • Martin Margiela Spring/Summer Couture

  • Stephane Rolland Spring/Summer Couture

  • Stephane Rolland Spring/Summer Couture

  • Stephane Rolland Spring/Summer Couture

  • Stephane Rolland Spring/Summer Couture

  • Stephane Rolland Spring/Summer Couture

  • Iris van Herpen Spring/Summer Couture

  • Iris van Herpen Spring/Summer Couture

  • Iris van Herpen Spring/Summer Couture

  • Iris van Herpen Spring/Summer Couture

  • Iris van Herpen Spring/Summer Couture

  • Givenchy Spring/Summer Couture

  • Givenchy Spring/Summer Couture

  • Dior Sping/Summer Couture

  • Dior Sping/Summer Couture

  • Dior Sping/Summer Couture

  • Dior Sping/Summer Couture

  • Dior Sping/Summer Couture

  • Dior Sping/Summer Couture

  • Dior Sping/Summer Couture

  • Dior Sping/Summer Couture

  • Dior Sping/Summer Couture

  • Dior Sping/Summer Couture

  • Dior Sping/Summer Couture

  • Dior Sping/Summer Couture

  • Dior Sping/Summer Couture

  • Dior Sping/Summer Couture

  • Versace Spring/Summer Couture

    Couture is always an elegant affair, but Versace managed to inject some of their signature sexy style into gowns which featured corseted bodices and sheer side panels.

  • Versace Spring/Summer Couture

    A strapless brocade cocktail dress featured structured detailing on the hips and was teamed with molto sexy knee-high boots.

  • Versace Spring/Summer Couture

    Floor-sweeping gowns featured sheer lace side panels and micro-peplums skimming the hips.

  • Versace Spring/Summer Couture

    The overall effect of these pale silver-grey looks with their sporty, space-age detailing was futuristic and luxurious.

  • Versace Spring/Summer Couture

    The predominantly silver-grey collection was shot through with pieces in acid-yellow like this strapless playsuit modelled by Lindsey Wixon.

  • Versace Spring/Summer Couture

    With their vibrant lime green shades, cut out detailing and striking structures, we expect to see these 'look at me!' gowns on the red carpet very soon...

  • Versace Spring/Summer Couture

    There was a fresh, energetic feel to Versace's Spring/Summer couture collection which played with traditional shapes and gave them a playful, modern twist.

  • Versace Spring/Summer Couture

    A zingy orange added zest to the collection; this shimmering beaded gown with its sheer lace skirt was a standout piece.

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