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Unibrows, skull purses: Paris fashion gets wacky

July 5, 2013 at 12:44 PM ET

As America donned its red, white and blue this week, every eclectic color of the rainbow was on display in Paris at the city’s Haute Couture Fashion Week runway shows.

Six days of catwalk sashaying came to an end Friday, and the over-the-top designs from the world’s top couturiers — Dior, Versace, Valentino and more — will not soon be forgotten.

From floral masks, courtesy of Maison Martin Margiela, to Jean Paul Gaultier's ornate headpieces, the week's one-of-a-kind creations ranged from fabulous to bizarre.

Take a look at some of the most memorable ensembles:

A model walks the runway during the Maison Martin Margiela show on July 3, 2013.
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A model walks the runway during the Maison Martin Margiela show on July 3, 2013.
A model poses on the runway during the Defined Moment show on July 2, 2013.
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A model poses on the runway during the Defined Moment show on July 2, 2013.
A model walks the runway during the Oscar Carvallo show at Mairie du 4e on July 2, 2013.
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A model walks the runway during the Oscar Carvallo show at Mairie du 4e on July 2, 2013.
A model walks the runway during the Jean Paul Gaultier show at 325 Rue Saint Martin on July 3, 2013.
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A model walks the runway during the Jean Paul Gaultier show at 325 Rue Saint Martin on July 3, 2013.
A model walks the runway during On Aura Tout Vu show on July 1, 2013.
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A model walks the runway during On Aura Tout Vu show on July 1, 2013.
A model wears a creation for Jean-Paul Gaultier's Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2013-2014 collection on July 3, 2013.
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A model wears a creation for Jean-Paul Gaultier's Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2013-2014 collection on July 3, 2013.
A creation by Jean Paul Gaultier, presented on July 3, 2013.
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A creation by Jean Paul Gaultier, presented on July 3, 2013.
A model presents a creation by Christian Lacroix for Elsa Schiaparelli.
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A model presents a creation by Christian Lacroix for Elsa Schiaparelli.
A On Aura Tout Vu design, part of Paris Fashion Week Haute-Couture.
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A On Aura Tout Vu design, part of Paris Fashion Week Haute-Couture.
A model walks the runway during On Aura Tout Vu show on July 1, 2013.
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A model walks the runway during On Aura Tout Vu show on July 1, 2013.
A model presents a creation by designer Iris van Herpen on July 1, 2013.
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A model presents a creation by designer Iris van Herpen on July 1, 2013.
A model presents a creation from Eric Tibusch fashion house on July 1, 2013.
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A model presents a creation from Eric Tibusch fashion house on July 1, 2013.
An Alexis Mabille design, shown as part of Paris Fashion Week Haute-Couture on July 1, 2013.
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An Alexis Mabille design, shown as part of Paris Fashion Week Haute-Couture on July 1, 2013.
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