Ready-to-wear has New York, resort has Milan, but couture will always have Paris. Paris Couture Week is the crème de la crème of Fashion Weeks and, accordingly, we brought Fashionologie's Christina Pérez in to discuss all the highlights with Popsugar's Allie Merriam. From Raf Simons's debut couture collection at Dior to Anna Dello Russo's own fashion tour de force, we got the inside scoop on all you need to know from the week of chic. Plus, are wondering what really separates couture from the rest? Christina has all the answers in our tete-à-tete.
Paris Haute Couture Week kicked off on Monday, and the beauty looks were as extravagant as the clothes that inspired them. Bright duotone pops of lipstick, tight braids, and polished top knots were some of the week's top looks. See some of the best in today's Beauty Beat, and for even more couture, browse 10 top haute couture looks from the week.
Paris Couture Week Spring 2012 just wrapped up, and the City of Light was bustling with fashion's finest. Trendsetting celebrities including Elizabeth Olsen, Olivia Palermo, and Cameron Diaz were spotted making their rounds at the couture shows and looking fabulous while doing so. It appears that the overarching theme for Spring 2012 couture is ladylike silhouettes made modern via textural intrigue at Armani Privé, puffed sleeves at Chanel, and sheer fabrics at Christian Dior. Watch today's Fab Flash to see it all. On Allison: Jason Wu for Target blouse.