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Checking out the competition? A designer herself, the attends the Giorgio Armani Privé show in high-sheen black separates and snake-print peep toes.
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ANNE HATHAWAY AND VALENTINO GARAVANI
In her second dreamy white Valentino frock of the week, – posing near Paris with the legendary designer himself – is ethereal in a vintage gown and goddess-inspired Stephen Jones crown at the White Fairy Tale Love Ball in support of the Naked Heart Foundation.
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JOSHUA JACKSON & DIANE KRUGER
Demonstrating her famous red-carpet restraint, the actress is picture-perfect in a Chanel Haute Couture gown from line’s summer collection, accessorized with strappy Sergio Rossi sandals – and her hunky boyfriend!
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Inspired by the life of Coco Chanel herself, the somber Chanel Haute Couture collection drew on retro silhouettes, like shirtdresses and structured peplums. Intricate embroidery also featured in many of the designs.
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Giorgio Armani’s Japan-inspired show was more than just an aesthetic choice: the designer has been contributing to a UNESCO program to support child victims of the country’s March earthquakes. He combined traditional elements with the elegantly fashion-forward silhouettes he’s known for.
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The 13-year-old style star knows how to travel: for her first trip to Paris, she not only attended the Chanel Haute Couture show – she met the design house’s legendary designer, Karl Lagerfeld! For her front-row seat, she chose a Chanel Haute Couture frock, Chanel Fine Jewelry and gladiator-inspired platforms.
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Valentino turned out many of the feminine, body-grazing silhouettes that the line is known for, in luxe fabrics, delicate appliqu s and painterly prints plus the occasional shot of clean white or bold red.
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ANNE HATHAWAY & ADAM SHULMAN
The went sheer for Valentino’s haute couture show, accenting a peekaboo black frock with a bow-topped Valentino Garavani clutch. Her beau joined her at the show in a casually cool jeans-and-blazer ensemble.
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HAT'S THE TICKET
For Christian Dior’s first show after the exit of creative director John Galliano, former Galliano protegé Bill Gaytten sent out a varied, colorful collection inspired by the ’80s, to mixed reviews.
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Though many of the dresses on the runway cost into the tens of thousands, the City star has hit the fashion shows in a series of budget-conscious looks – including this sweet Zara tulip-skirt dress, worn with vivid purple accessories and tortoiseshell frames.
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Giambattista Valli’s first haute couture show was a critical success – the designer played with a mixture of casual fashions and show-stopping gowns to create a unique aesthetic that blended sexy with wearable.
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PAUL W.S. ANDERSON & MILLA JOVOVICH
Fashion is a family affair for the actress and her director husband, who brought daughter Ever, 3, to the Jean Paul Gaultier haute couture show.
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Her style is more typically tomboyish, but the star goes girly at the Chanel show in an elaborately ruffled smock and black accessories.
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Beads, sparkle, crystals and beautiful draping: Elie Saab’s fairytale-inspired, red-carpet ready gowns brought the bling in a big way – and are sure to be seen on plenty of celebs this fall.
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Looking like a vision in the City of Light, the wears a floaty Valentino dress with red Sergio Rossi pumps and movie-star Versace shades to stroll the city.