Hollywood Hits Europe for Haute Couture Shows

Spice Girls, Roberto Cavalli, Cavalli menswear show, Milan Fashion Week
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Hollywood Hits Europe for Haute Couture Shows

01 of 09

Hilary Swank and Mariska Hargitay

Hilary Swank, Mariska Hargitay, Armani Prive, Paris Fashion Week
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Hilary Swank

and Mariska Hargitay gave an A-list ovation from the front row during the finale of the Armani Prive Spring/Summer 2008 Haute Couture collection show in Paris. Both actresses showed off blunt bobs and revealing Armani frocks at the show.

02 of 09

Blake Lively

Blake Lively, Chanel haute couture show, Paris Fashion Week
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Blake Lively

enjoyed a taste of super-chic Paris when she hit the Chanel Haute Couture show at the Grand Palais. "I had a normal, all-American high school experience-nothing like the kids on Gossip Girl," Lively admitted to People. "[It's] opened so many doors for me, like coming to Paris to see a Chanel show!"

03 of 09

Lucy Liu

Lucy Liu, Paris Fashion Week
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Lucy Liu

struck a pose on the steps of the Musee Rodin in Paris before heading inside for the Valentino Haute Couture fashion show. The Cashmere Mafia star wore a daring colorful creation by the designer himself in honor of his final bow.

04 of 09

Uma Thurman and Valentino

Uma Thurman, Valentino, Fashion Week Paris
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Uma Thurman

joined legendary designer Valentino backstage at his Spring/Summer 2008 Haute Couture fashion show. The designer entertained guests at Paris's Musee Rodin with his final show, culminating a fascinating 45-year career.

05 of 09

Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery

Chris Ivery, Ellen Pompeo, Dinner party to celebrate the Armani Prive show, Paris Fashion Week
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Newlyweds Chris Ivery and Ellen Pompeo were a fashionable pair at a dinner party to celebrate the Armani Prive Haute Couture show in Paris. The Grey's Anatomy star donned an elegant embroidered creation by the designer.

06 of 09

Dita von Teese and Victoria Beckham

Dita von Teese, Victoria Beckham, Roland Mouret, Paris Fashion Week
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Just hours before a Spice Girls concert stop in Manchester, England, Victoria Beckham was spotted sitting next to burlesque queen Dita von Teese and supermodel Claudia Schiffer at the Roland Mouret Haute Couture fashion show in Paris. "Of course I'm tired," said Beckham, when asked if the quick trip in the middle of her world tour had taken a toll. "That's why I'm wearing sunglasses."

07 of 09

Julianne Moore and Diane Kruger

Julianne Moore, Diane Kruger, Boucheron 150th anniversary, Paris Fashion Week
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Jewelry house Boucheron treated its best customers to a brilliant bash in celebration of their 150th anniversary. Julianne Moore, Diane Kruger and Naomi Campbell were among the guests who made a special trip to Paris for a private showing of the company's new collection and an elegant supper at the Petit Palais.

08 of 09

Beyonce Knowles, Giorgio Armani and Jay-Z

Beyonce Knowles, Giorgio Armani, Jay-Z, Armani men's show, Milan Fashion Wee
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"Designing a collection is like producing a record," music mogul Jay-Z told the New York Times after he and girlfriend Beyonce Knowles hit the front row to support fashion icon Giorgio Armani at the Armani men's show in Milan, Italy. "It's about telling your story, telling your truth."

09 of 09

The Spice Girls and Roberto Cavalli

Spice Girls, Roberto Cavalli, Cavalli menswear show, Milan Fashion Week
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Melanie Brown

, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell, Melanie Chisholm and Victoria Beckham took time off their world tour to attend Roberto Cavalli's menswear show during Milan Fashion Week. Cavalli created the one-of-a-kind costumes that the girls wear on-stage as they tour the globe.

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