Paris Fashion Week Roundup

 From luxury fashion houses Dior and Elie Saab, to edgy french labels Jean Paul Gaultier and On Aura Tout Vu, the lineup for Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week S/S 2012 proved to be very impressive both on paper and on the runway. Here are a few trends destined to trickle down to Ready-To-Wear!

Flower Bomb

Flower printed blouses and dresses dominated Valentino and Elie Saab’s runway.

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Get the look:

All for the Love of Dress, $73, Ark & Co.

Singing the Blues Dress, $115, Minuet

Punk

Amy Winehouse beehive inspired hairdo’s, corset tops, and hints of leather marked the runway show of Jean Paul Gaultier.

Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture S/S 12

Jean Paul Gaultier Haute Couture S/S 12

Get the look:

Although this is not an exact match, it is another way to subtly add the nautical trend into your wardrobe!

 Contrast Trim-Silk Nautical Blouse, $83, Beyond Vintage

After Dark Sequined Pencil Skirt, $68, Karen Kane

Neon Orange Patent Belt, $25, Gap

Dark Romance

At Givenchy, dark glamorous dresses made up of leather, jersey, beaded silk, and a remarkable “fabric” of hand-sewn chocolate colored crocodile leather were shown on the runway.

Get the look:

Sequined Jersey Maxi Dress, $460, Tibi

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