12 magical detail shots from Couture Fall 2016 for your viewing pleasure

Despite a rapidly changing marketplace, couture is still the granddaddy of fashion. Need proof? Look no further than this roundup of beautiful detail shots from a week of shows that spanned the Grand Palais in Paris to the Trevi Fountain in Rome. That, or skim a line list of details that include descriptions like, “bioluminescent prisms” (Iris Van Herpen) or fabrics like “radzimir, ziberline, mikado and almost transparent grosgrains” (Chanel).

Here, we present 12 shots that prove Couture is still very much a thing.