· By Pamela James

Best Dressed Celebrities At The Paris Haute Couture Week 2023

Finally, the internet is buzzing with the excitement of much awaited Paris Fashion Week 2023. We have curated a list of the best-dressed celebrities just for you. A-listers have started gracing the front rows and already set new trends with their stunning ensembles. 

But in case you missed any of the details related to the Paris Haute Couture week, make sure to check them below!

Where is Paris Fashion Week held?

Paris Haute Couture Week, a highly anticipated event in the fashion calendar takes place in the fashion capital of the world—Paris, France. This prestigious week is known for showcasing the crème de la crème of couturiers, who present their extraordinary creations. 

Haute Couture Week A/W 2023 commences this week, captivating attendees with the high-craftsmanship of couture dresses meticulously crafted by hand for discerning clients.

However, this season carries a tinge of apprehension due to recent riots and social unrest across France. Despite these circumstances, Paris Haute Couture Week continues, steadfast in its commitment to celebrating fashion's highest art form.

How long is Paris Fashion Week?

Paris Haute Couture Week spans from July 3rd to July 6th in 2023.

The show brings together renowned designers who push the boundaries of fashion and redefine the concept of haute couture. What was once an exclusive realm reserved for the elite has now evolved into a more inclusive and accessible form of fashion.

During this week-long extravaganza, the fashion industry witnesses a display of creativity like no other. Designers pour their hearts and souls into crafting hand-made pieces that showcase their exceptional skills. 

Notably, Paris Haute Couture Week embraces talent from across the globe, featuring designers such as Iris van Herpen, Ronald van der Kemp, and Duran Lantink, who bring their unique perspectives and innovative approaches to the forefront.

Let's get on the exciting part, shall we?

Best of Haute Couture: 10 Unforgettable Celebrity Looks

1. Jenna Coleman in Chanel

The Doctor Who actress gracefully donned a pale pink striped midi dress to the Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture 2023 show. Her dress was meticulously embroidered with the iconic double C motifs. The chain waist belt cinched her waist, accentuating her feminine curves and adding an element of allure.

Attention to detail was evident as Jenna accessorized with finesse. A small pink quilted flap bag added a subtle pop of color, harmonizing perfectly with the delicate pink hues of her dress. Completing the ensemble, Jenna sported white sunglasses that infused Parisian flair to her overall look.

Jenna Coleman attended Chanel Haute couture show at Paris 2023

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2. Diane Keaton in Thom Browne

Diane Keaton graced the front row of the Thom Browne opera show at Haute Couture Week in a stunning 3-piece suit. Diane chose a lighter shade of Thom Browne's iconic gray. 

The impeccably tailored suit embraced her figure with precision that emphasized her timeless beauty. Diane adorned a neutral-colored hat and nerd eye-glasses.

However, what stole the spotlight was—the Thom Browne pet-inspired handbag in woven straw material. 

Diane Keaton attended Thom Browne Haute couture show at Paris 2023

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3. Camila Cabello in Stephane Rolland

Camila Cabello was ethereal as she entered the venue in a white asymmetrical polish dress by Stéphane Rolland. The dress, a masterpiece of design, featured intricate gold accents on the left side.

As Camila moved, a long white trail cascaded behind her, creating fluidity. To complement the exquisite midi-cum-gown, Camila chose statement accessories in shimmering gold.

A small clutch in metallic gold with matching gold heeled sandals graced her feet. She opted for minimalistic makeup that highlighted her natural complexion & features.

Camila Cabello attends Stephane Rolland Haute couture show at Paris 2023

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4. Natalie Portman in Dior

Draped in the beauty of Dior, the actress donned a strapless white dress with watercolor-painted floral pattern. Portman's haute couture gown featured a subtle sweetheart neckline and a charming matching bow belt at the waist, gracefully flowing into a breezy midi-length skirt. 

Portman selected heeled ankle-strap sandals & carried a pristine-white stylish handbag as a subtle accessory.

Dangling ruby earrings was selected as the fine jewelry to put together this ensemble.  Her hair was softly curled, parted in the middle framing her face with poise & elegance.

Natalie Portman attended Dior Haute couture show at Paris 2023

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5. Tracee Ellis Ross in Schiaparelli 

Tracee Ellis Ross exuded both style and comfort as she made her visit to the Schiaparelli Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2023/2024 show on July 3. 

The actress radiated in a two-toned, silk pajama-style suit in a subtle shade of purple. The ensemble perfectly captured the essence of modern luxury blending comfort and high fashion.

Signature Schiaparelli button motifs were highly noticeable in the shirt while the accessories were kept to minimal except for the huge gold dangling earrings. Ellis Ross praised the designer’s artistic vision and ability to transform inspiration into breathtaking creations.

 Tracee Ellis Ross attended Schiaparelli Haute couture show in Paris 2023

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6. Cardi B in Thom Browne

Cardi B made a stunning statement at the Thom Browne Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2023/2024 show during Paris Fashion Week. The rapper, known for her bold fashion choices once again grabbed attention in a plunging tweed suit that showcased her curves flawlessly. 

The figure-hugging blazer and matching pencil skirt accentuated her hourglass silhouette. To highlight her tiny waist, she adorned a gold chain belt to add glamor.

But it was Cardi's headpiece that truly stole the show. Sporting a massive headpiece partially covering her face was intricately crafted from gold wire. A clock-shaped handbag completed her look.

Cardi B Attended Thom Browne Haute couture show at Paris 2023

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7. Alexandra Daddario in Dior

The actress’s button-up bouclé jacket exuded timeless charm, while the matching A-line maxi skirt added feminine element. 

The skirt, adorned with a tie-up bow detail at the waist flattered her figure with subtle flair. Alexandra chose to pair the ensemble with a simple white vest underneath to create a chic layered look.

Accessorizing with gold accents, she wore a delicate gold bracelet and hoop earrings. Completing the ensemble, she opted for cream lace slingback heels, a choice that perfectly complemented her appearance.

Alexandra Daddario attended Dior Haute couture show at Paris 2023

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8. Elizabeth Debicki in Dior

The Crown actress, Elizabeth Debicki was a Parisian chic at the Dior fashion show 2023

Elizabeth embraced the classic French allure with a white tank top as the foundation of her outfit, providing a clean and elegant base. Further, she adorned a beret with a delicate beaded-veil.

The monochrome theme continued with a black leather midi-length skirt that contrasted against the white top. Completing the look, Elizabeth slipped into pointed heeled sandals, red bold lipstick & light makeup highlighted her features.

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Elizabeth Debicki attended Dior Haute couture show at Paris 2023

9. Philippine Leroy in Schiaparelli

The focal point of Philippine's Paris fashion look was a beautifully draped, off-the-shoulder gown that exuded understated glamor. 

The outfit featured exquisite detailing, including gold buttons along the arms and the hem of the skirt. Philippine accessorized with signature Schiaparelli by Daniel Roseberry pieces that added the perfect finishing touches. 

She wore a gold-tone cuff around her wrist, huge chandelier earrings framed her face elegantly.

Philippine Leroy attended Schiaparelli Haute Couture show at Paris 2023

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10. Lily Aldridge in Dior

Lily Aldridge's minimal beauty look at Paris Haute Couture Week was a smooth transformation from her iconic Victoria's Secret bombshell glamor to understated elegance. 

Her outfit included a midi-length pencil skirt in plush fabric, a cropped jacket with black-intricate detailing on the shoulders & collars to complement black shirt underneath. 

Aldridge opted for a sleek and polished hairstyle with her hair neatly slicked back into a bun.

In line with her minimalistic approach, the model embraced a fresh and radiant makeup look—a muted pink lip for a soft and subtle shade that enhanced her natural lip color. 

Lily Aldridge attended Dior Haute Couture show at Paris 2023

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Why is Paris Fashion Week so important?

Paris Fashion Week sets the tone for global fashion trends

Designers showcase their latest collections & the event attracts industry professionals, celebrities and influencers from around the world. The trends emerging from Paris Fashion Week quickly permeate the fashion landscape, influencing retailers and consumers alike. 

As the global capital of fashion, Paris has a rich legacy and is synonymous with luxury and elegance. The city's fashion houses, such as Chanel and Dior, have shaped fashion trends for decades. 

How does Paris Fashion Week work?

Overseen by Paris's Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, the designation of couture is granted only to those fashion houses that adhere to a strict set of rules. Thus, forging a legacy rooted in craftsmanship, exceptional skill and an unwavering focus on intricate details.

Paris Fashion Week is organized twice a year, showcasing the latest collections for the upcoming seasons. It is divided into separate segments, including Haute Couture, Ready-to-Wear, and Men's Fashion Week. Each segment focuses on specific aspects of fashion and attracts different audiences.

The event takes place at iconic venues throughout Paris, such as the Grand Palais, Palais de Tokyo, and various designer showrooms.

Paris Fashion Week 2024

Looking ahead, we eagerly anticipate the upcoming Paris Fashion Week for Womenswear Fall/Winter 2024–2025, which will take place from Monday, February 26 to Tuesday, March 5, 2024. 

The Fall/Winter season offers a wealth of possibilities, think cozy knits, luxurious outerwear, and statement accessories ready to make their mark. 

We eagerly await the unveiling of innovative silhouettes, unexpected color palettes, and the exploration of diverse textures and materials.

Paris Fashion Week 2024 Schedule

Based on the official calendar of FÉDÉRATION DE LA HAUTE COUTURE ET DE LA MODE, here's the lowdown on the dates you need to mark in your fashion-forward calendars:

Men's Collections Fall/Winter 2024–2025:

Dates: From Tuesday, January 16, 2024, to Sunday, January 21, 2024.  

Women's Collections Fall/Winter 2024–2025:

Dates: From Monday, February 26, 2024, to Tuesday, March 5, 2024.  

Men's Collections Spring/Summer 2025:

Dates: From Tuesday, June 18, 2024, to Sunday, June 23, 2024.  

Women's Collections Spring/Summer 2025:

Dates: From Monday, September 23, 2024, to Tuesday, October 1, 2024.  

Haute Couture Collections:

Spring/Summer 2024: From Monday, January 22, 2024, to Thursday, January 25, 2024. 

Fall/Winter 2024–2025: From Monday, June 24, 2024, to Thursday, June 27, 2024. 

Get ready for the grandeur of the Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2024–2025 collections.

Stay tuned for the latest updates!

Final Thoughts

The first row guests at Paris Fashion Week never fail to amaze us with their impeccable style and fashion-forward choices. This season was no exception, as A-list celebrities and fashion icons graced the front rows, leaving us in awe of their breathtaking ensembles.

These celebrities not only inspire us with their fashion choices but also shape trends and set new standards of style or the upcoming season. Their presence at such prestigious events highlights the significance of Paris Fashion Week as a global fashion platform where creativity and innovation blends.

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