A View From the Front Row: Looks Back at Haute Couture Week Spring/Summer 2013

30/01/2013 17:38 GMT | Updated 01/04/2013 10:12 BST

Haute Couture week. The opportunity afforded to a select few designers to demonstrate the expertise and savoir-faire of their artisans through some of the most breathtaking creations to ever take to the runway.

The Spring/Summer 2013 installment was a whirlwind, with designer's transporting us from a Spring garden, to the Arabian nights, to the future of fashion by way of a healthy dose of good old fashioned Hollywood glamour.

Take a look back at the highlights.

By Eliza Chubb.

A view from the front row: looks back at Haute Couture week Spring/Summer 2013