PHOTOS: Christian Dior Haute Couture And Its Star-Studded Front Row

Miss Dior herself Jennifer Lawrence arrived at the fashion house’s haute couture show — the third at the helm of Raf Simons — looking the part with her new chopped cut, aviator hybrid shades, a crop top, and culotte-style pants. While Simons’ muse was easily the most striking look of the star-studded bunch, the editors brought their A-game, too.

When it came to Anna Dello Russo’s latest outing, what it lacked in color it made up for in Flamenco-like shape. Vogue Japan’s postergirl paired a white crop top with a black-and-white asymmetrical ruffle skirt billowing to the floor, while flashing some serious tanned leg.

Carine Roitfeld went for the crop top and high-waisted skirt look while miraculously managing to keep her midriff under the veil. Olivia Palermo looked as polished as ever in an ivory blazer belted with embellishment and a silvery sheer skirt, while donning some serious chunky metallic statement cuffs. ’70s icon Marisa Berenson arrived in an age-appropriate fitted navy coat worn over a black blazer dress. Street style fixture Miroslava Duma went for a simpler look than we’re used to seeing from the magpie in a modern take on a sundress.

As for the collection and its presentation, Tim Blanks has already deemed it “Unlike any other couture show I have seen.” In addition to its sartorial feats, Simons used multi-media unlike any other house before. Willy Vanderperre, Terry Richardson, Patrick Demarchelier, and Paolo Roversi were each tapped to take photographs of the models in full regalia pre-show, with their images eventually being projected on the runway’s facade when the models finally hit the catwalk. The clothes boasted Simons’ signature high-octane color on modern and voluminous shapes, but were splashed with intricate detail such as standout textures, bold stripes, Japanese Obi belts, and even an African flag print.

View all the arrivals and runway images below, and prepare to have Dior on your mind for the rest of the day, because it all truly is that spellbinding.

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