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
Best Hair Foliage: This has become our favorite category, and this season we have a tie between
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.
Best Matchy-Matchy Makeup: What has
Best Windy Day Hair: At Giorgio Armani Prive, the hair (and head pieces) had a distinctly tornado-ish look.
Best Faux Bob: A little Mad Men, a little
Most Striking Eyes:The green horticultural influence at Maurizio Galante and the spidery, exaggerated lashes at Stephane Rolland kept us mesmer-EYE-zed.
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.)
Best Shower Cap/Cinnamon Bun Hair: Kudos to Christophe Josse for working both of these elements into his runway show.
Best Way To Cut Down on Hair & Makeup Costs: At Martin Margiela Artisanale, the models' heads were completely covered. We're doing this the next time we have a bad hair day. If it's good enough for the Margiela girls...