Harper’s Bazaar – Paris Couture Week is an experience unlike any other. Members of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture, the industry’s governing body, stage wondrous shows that pile on the pomp and pageantry intended to entice a niche group of clients to spend upward of seven figures on one-of-kind gowns or suits that take hours—if not days—to construct. Indeed, highlighting creativity is at the core of the three-day-long event, and brands pull out the stops, building expansive sets that usher audiences into the world of a designer. But COVID-19 has changed all that.

For Fall 2020, maisons have temporarily put public-facing initiatives on pause so as to limit the spread of the virus. Instead, they are taking to digital platforms to display their collections, pouring all their resources into videos and virtual showcases that uphold the standards of couture. Ahead, BAZAAR.com rounds up the top looks of the season…

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