Best of Couture Fashion Week

Our 10 favorite ensembles to hit the runways this season.

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The semiannual couture collections are a showcase for fashion at its most fantastical. The stringent regulations of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture (the trade’s governing body) require collections to be constructed by hand, down to every last buttonhole and bugle bead. It’s an unabashedly rarefied practice but, nonetheless, the creations never cease to impress. Here’s a look at our favorite moments from the latest collections.