Paris Fashion Weeks is the longest running fashion event in the world, with an estimated 10 million attendees attending each year.
In the past five years, Paris Fashion Events have taken place in Paris as well as Milan, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Sydney, Beijing, and Berlin.
The event also attracts more than 150,000 visitors annually.
In 2018, the French capital celebrated its 100th year of the annual fashion week, with a selection of new releases.
Here are some of the most notable pieces in this year’s edition of the event.
La couture des maisonneurs, “La Couture des Maisonneur,” by Pierre Houde (Prélude), £20.00, Sotheby’s, Paris.
The first piece from the collection is by Pierre-Albert Lumière, the first couturier of the 19th century and one of the greatest of the twentieth century.
La maisonnerie de couture, by Giorgio Armani, £20, Sommers, Paris, Lumières couture.
This collection of dresses, skirts, pants, and accessories features designs by Gérald Dorey and other French designers.
La duchesse de mérite, by Marc Jacobs, £40, Marc Jacobs.
This designer’s signature collection is made up of a series of couture dresses from the 1920s.
La métro du travail, by Alexander McQueen, £45, Gucci, Paris; La vieux étude, by Valentino and Gianni Versace, £90, Guccioni, Paris (with an optional accessory for $15,000); La bouche d’hiver, by M.C. Escher, £125, Hedi Slimane, Paris ($75,000).
This collection is part of a larger collection that was released in 2018.
In addition to the new collections, the fashion show also included an extensive selection of fashion-forward accessories, like a necklace made of glass beads.
La cège d’or, by Tom Ford, £75, Guppy, Paris(with a accessory for just $50,000), Gucci.
A number of couturiers from Paris, including Lumiéres and Jean Paul Gaultier, also participated in the show.
Here’s a look at some of these pieces: Paris Fashion Exhibition 2018, Fashion week, 2018.
La détournée de Paris, by Jean Paul Gabaldon, £50, Guppys, Paris/Gilles de Rahel, £100, Guipps.
The French designer, who is one of fashion’s greatest figures of the past century, created some of fashion history’s most famous dresses, including the soprano’s corset.
La vive de Paris by Gucci (with a necklace for $30,000) Paris Fashion Week: La Couture de Paris – The Paris Fashion Festival, 2018, Côtes d’Ivoire, Gabalden.
This new couture collection from the French designer includes some of his most iconic pieces from his earlier couture years.
La mer de Paris de la miel, by Georges Seurat, £80, Hologram, Paris.(with a bracelet for $25,000, and an accessory for an additional $40,000; $70,000 with an accessory); La vivre d’Or, by Olivier Rouget, £85, Versace; La bouge dans la vue de Paris-Brest-Paris, by Guernsey & Bacon, £110, Guernseys, Paris