- Haute couture -- hand-made luxury fashion -- represents the highest quality fashion money can buy
- Some of the world's most famous couture brands include Chanel, Christian Dior and Jean Paul Gaultier
- Prices typically start at $10,000, but garments can cost over $100,000
Justine Picardie is a fashion commentator, published author and the editor of Harper's Bazaar UK. The views expressed in the video above are her own.
(CNN)Haute couture week is one of the most important events on the fashion calendar.