Images from the women's spring summer 2012 haute couture fashion collection presented in paris, france. jean paul gaultier serve up a cigarettes-and-all homage to late singer amy winehouse and valentino show off the dazzling couture work of seamstresses who toiled for thousands of hours to create a lavish white collection. lebanese designer elie saab produced a fairy tale blockbuster, drawing in hollywood stars sizing up dresses for oscar season, and the importance of the middle east and asia in couture finance was represented as bollywood actresses mixed alongside arab and chinese buyers. wednesday marked the official debut for couture's first-ever chinese-born designer: yiqing yin.
posted: 1/28/2012 12:01 AM
Images: Haute Couture Week in Paris
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