IN PICTURES | Crazy accessories from the haute couture catwalks

06 July 2018 - 09:58 By AFP Relaxnews
Schiaparelli's pink flamingo mask. Paris, July 2, 2018.
Schiaparelli's pink flamingo mask. Paris, July 2, 2018.
Image: Alain JOCARD / AFP

This season once again, Paris haute couture week set the stage for some fantastical fashion, with voluminous creations, sparkles, and gowns of dreamlike fluidity — all of which will soon be gracing the red carpet at prestigious showbiz events.

Designers and fashion houses matched their couture creations with some extravagant — if not completely crazy — accessories, of the kind only ever seen on haute couture runways.

Here's a look at some of the wackiest accessories spotted on the catwalks of the fall/winter 2018 haute couture shows.

Franck Sorbier created futuristic wigs. Paris, July 4, 2018.
Franck Sorbier created futuristic wigs. Paris, July 4, 2018.
Image: FRANCOIS GUILLOT / AFP
Maurizio Galante turned shrubbery into hair accessories. Paris, July 2, 2018.
Maurizio Galante turned shrubbery into hair accessories. Paris, July 2, 2018.
Image: Alain JOCARD / AFP
At Maison Margiela Artisanal, towering platform footwear was worn with handy mobile phone holders. The show also featured several 3D-printed accessories.
At Maison Margiela Artisanal, towering platform footwear was worn with handy mobile phone holders. The show also featured several 3D-printed accessories.
Image: Maison Margiela
Although technically an integral part of this Viktor & Rolf creation, pillows might just be the craziest accessory from this season's Paris haute couture week. That said, they could prove practical ... Paris, July 4, 2018.
Although technically an integral part of this Viktor & Rolf creation, pillows might just be the craziest accessory from this season's Paris haute couture week. That said, they could prove practical ... Paris, July 4, 2018.
Image: Bertrand GUAY / AFP
Shady ladies wore double hats on the Xuan runway. Paris, July 3 2018.
Shady ladies wore double hats on the Xuan runway. Paris, July 3 2018.
Image: FRANCOIS GUILLOT / AFP
A bloom of multicoloured veils topped heads at Giorgio Armani. Paris, July 3, 2018.
A bloom of multicoloured veils topped heads at Giorgio Armani. Paris, July 3, 2018.
Image: Bertrand GUAY / AFP
Facial jewelry - like glasses without the lenses - was a thing at Galia Lahav. Paris, July 4, 2018.
Facial jewelry - like glasses without the lenses - was a thing at Galia Lahav. Paris, July 4, 2018.
Image: FRANCOIS GUILLOT / AFP
At Guo Pei, jewelry-style headgear had an almost spiritual design. Paris, July 4, 2018.
At Guo Pei, jewelry-style headgear had an almost spiritual design. Paris, July 4, 2018.
Image: Bertrand GUAY / AFP

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