Top 9 at 9: The Best of Paris Couture Week

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Top 9 at 9: The Best of Paris Couture Week

Christian Dior Haute Couture 

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Giambattista Valli Couture

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Giambattista Valli Couture

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Jean Paul Gaultier

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Elie Saab

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Armani Prive

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Chanel Couture

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Christian Dior Haute Couture

Armani Prive

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Legendary French and Italian fashion houses like Chanel, Christian Dior, and Valentino gathered in Paris this week to showcase their glamorous Spring 2013 couture collections.

From avant-garde designs to stunningly beautiful details, designers didn't fail to disappoint. We noticed brilliant shades of red, gowns with sleeves, and intricate lace and beaded details trending across the board. It was difficult to choose, but here are top nine favorite looks from the shows. Click through the gallery to see the gorgeousness up close.

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