Couture can still be PUNK – While you would never call couture "DIY," there was a nod to (pink) punk attitude on the runway at this season's Armani Privé AW15 show during Paris Couture Week (July 5 to July 9).
Haute "Coiffure" is a thing – Hair stylist Charlie Le Mindu presented a cabaret-inspired show in Paris' Crazy Horse venue, proving couture extends beyond clothes.
The Godfather of couture was not French – Charles Frederick Worth was English and established his first haute couture house in Paris in 1858. Mon dieu...
Couture also joined the fluid gender debate – During Paris Couture Week SS14, Canadian-born Rad Hourani showed couture's first unisex collection.
Sneakers are couture-approved – If you're Karl Lagerfeld. The creative director of Chanel shocked crowds during the SS14 shows when models stormed the runway in sequined sneakers.
Haute Couture is 107 years old – The phrase (translated in English as "high sewing") was used for the first time in 1908.
Here, fashion hits new heights at Jean Paul Gaultier's AW15 couture show.
Couture in China is on the rise – Chinese "encore" shows are becoming more regular as couture houses head east after Paris.
This photo was taken at a Dior couture show in Hong Kong.
Couture is art – At least according to Dutch designers Viktor & Rolf it is. This AW15 they presented their "Wearable Art" collection in the Parisian art gallery Palais de Tokyo.
Celebrities gamble in couture – Karl Largerfeld shows have taken us to supermarkets, brasseries, and the woods but this season we found ourselves in a celebrity-packed casino.
This photo shows Kirsten Stewart, Julianne Moore, Lily-Rose Depp, and Lara Stone gambling in head-to-toe couture.
Couture loves Kendall Jenner too – The fashion darling closed the show for Chanel and also walked alongside Lara Stone and Karlie Kloss during the Atelier Versace couture show this AW15.
Here, Kendall is pictured backstage at Atelier Versace AW15.