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Paris Fashion Week -- in photos

Updated 1705 GMT (0105 HKT) October 1, 2014
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As always, Paris Fashion Week is closing out this fashion season with a bang. (Save the best for last, right?) Here are some of the standouts on and off the catwalk.

By Allyssia Alleyne and Monique Todd, for CNN

What are they thinking? Style blogger Miroslava Duma, actress Olivia Palermo and models Camille Rowe and Lucie de la Falaise look as inscrutable as they are chic on the front row at Dior.
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This season, Carven designer Guillaume Henry drew inspiration from Formula 1, the sixties and Japanese art, and it shows. BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images
A fairy? A princess? A nature queen? Valentin Yudashkin's collection was both dreamy and regal. Courtesy of Francois Durand/Getty Images
Paris Hilton and Nicky Hilton make an appearance at the Valentino show, snuggling next to Helena Bordon and Lala Rudge. Courtesy of Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Beautiful ladies of film - rising stars Hailee Steinfeld, Nicola Peltz and Shailene Woodley sit next to movie siren Liv Tyler at the Miu Miu show Courtesy of Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Intricate prints on elegant tailored pieces - what's not to love? Valentino impressed audiences with his detailed garments. Courtesy of Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Alexia Niedzielski (founder of System Magazine) and Olivia Palermo attend the Moncler Gamme Rouge show, wearing luxurious neutrals. Courtesy of Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Lala Rudge and Leandra Medine (of the infamous blog Man Repeller) attend the Valentino show wearing striking colorful prints. Courtesy of Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Olivier Rousteing continued his mission to merge sex appeal and power dressing at Balmain. PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images
Kim's half-sister Kendall rocked the runway in bondage leather. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Meanwhile, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian showed their support (and personal style) from the front row. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Professional fashionista Olivia Palermo oozed ladylike glamor at Christian Dior. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
And inside the Dior show, white on white was the order of the day. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Models were summery backstage at Guy Laroche. Ian Gavan/Getty Images
At Dries Van Noten inspiration was John Everett Millais' haunting "Ophelia," and Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images
Vogue Japan's Italian editor-in-chief Anna Dello Russo struck a fierce pose on her way to the Nina Ricci show. JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images
More (a lot more) was definitely more at at Manish Arora. Minimalists need not apply. MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images
Rising star Malaika Firth wore one of many white gowns from Vionnet. The collection's palette of white, cream and black made a perfect backdrop for standout accessories in blue, red, gold and silver. Francois Durand/Getty Images
The future of fashion? Corrie Nielson's space-inspired garments stunned audiences. Courtesy of Francois Durand/Getty Images
Actresses Dakota Fanning and Marion Cotillard looked stunned by the Dior collection. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Devastee kept things cute and easy with chiffon shirts and flowing skirts. Courtesy of Francois Durand/Getty Images
True to form, Roland Mouret delivered bright colors and flattering silhouettes for spring. FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images
Another catwalk superstar, Joan Smalls, struts her stuff for Balmain. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
"Game of Thrones" star Natalie Dormer looked equally good out of a corset outside Christian Dior. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Simon Porte Jacquemus' cheeky beach-inspired collection was almost enough to make you forget that summer is still nine months away. Francois Durand/Getty Images
Alessandro Dell'Acqua served light and sweet confections at Rochas. PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images
Floral detailing, pastel tones and "seat-belt" style belts -- Rochas' collection fused luxurious fabrics with sporty accents. Courtesy of Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Christophe Lemaire made the monochrome look both wearable and stylish through creative layering and careful construction. MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images
Jennifer Lopez meets Mohammed Ali? Alexis Mabille spiced up sporty silhouettes with glitzy detailing. Courtesy of Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
However, the athletics reference was somewhat muted in this risque number. FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images
The models at Sharon Wauchob were the picture of prim thanks to the modest cuts, luxurious silks and intricate embroidery. Richard Bord/Getty Images
Supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley strutts her stuff for Balmain. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images