The Best (and Strangest) Beauty Looks from Couture

We look forward to the couture collections for so many reasons--the pure fantasy of it all, the exquisite details, and of course, the often equally as fantastical beauty looks. We've already broken down the gorgeous looks at Chanel (left), but here's a look at the rest of the collections. From elaborate hair accessories to full-face makeup, click through for our favorite beauty looks from the spring 2012 couture collections.
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We look forward to the couture collections for so many reasons--the pure fantasy of it all, the exquisite details, and of course, the often equally as fantastical beauty looks. We've already broken down the gorgeous looks at Chanel (left), but here's a look at the rest of the collections. From elaborate hair accessories to full-face makeup, click through for our favorite beauty looks from the spring 2012 couture collections.
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We look forward to the couture collections for so many reasons--the pure fantasy of it all, the exquisite details, and of course, the often equally as fantastical beauty looks. We've already broken down the gorgeous

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Best Hair Foliage: This has become our favorite category, and this season we have a tie between

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Blushiest Blush: We saw a lot of obvious, contoured blush on the spring RTW runways, and it continued in couture. Here are some glowing complexions at Elie Saab, Alexandre Vauthier, and Bouchra Jarrar.

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Best Matchy-Matchy Makeup: What has

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Best Windy Day Hair: At Giorgio Armani Prive, the hair (and head pieces) had a distinctly tornado-ish look.

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Best Faux Bob: A little Mad Men, a little

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Most Striking Eyes:The green horticultural influence at Maurizio Galante and the spidery, exaggerated lashes at Stephane Rolland kept us mesmer-EYE-zed.

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Best Amy Winehouse Tribute: Jean Paul Gaultier took Amy's look and multiplied it by a zillion. (And there's Andrej Pejic with a blonde beehive. There's no style he can't make look good.)

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Best Shower Cap/Cinnamon Bun Hair: Kudos to Christophe Josse for working both of these elements into his runway show.

Photo: WWD

Photo: WWD

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