11/07/2013 14:53 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Word Up: Paris Couture Hates Your Face

While ready-to-wear shows are traditionally the place where trends are crystallised before trickling down to the high street, couture laughs in the face of conformity and prefers to do its own thing. But this season, a clutch of designers have broken rank and created their very own trend; what we're fondly calling the face-hater. A chic and exquisitely executed paper bag, if you will. From Armani and Dior's face nets and Maison Margiela's eyeless jewel masks, click on the gallery below to see what we mean: