Haute Couture is a special time in fashion––yes, the clothes are to-die-for, but mostly the only folks attending the shows are select editors, celebrities and other dedicated followers of fashion. That's why street style is so special here: only the truly fashion-crazy are turning up, and they are dressing to kill. It doesn't make sense to look like a slouch when viewing haute couture, so you know it's gonna be good. Ahead: 50 of our favorite looks.
Alison Baitz is a freelance fashion and culture writer. When she's not busy chatting about online shopping or rooting out cool new designers, she's interviewing up-and-coming musicians or sampling food for articles and calling it research. She's proud to be a part of the DC-based food zine The Runcible Spoon. Yes, she is on Twitter: @itsmealison.