Paris 07/09/09. Photos by Nathalie Lagneau/Catwalking/Getty Images.
Haute Couture is defined by attention to detail and so it seems fitting to check out the collections up-close. John Galliano kicked off the Fall 2009 Paris Haute Couture shows this season with a Christian Dior collection that called up the house's most iconic looks. Diamond accessories, floral embroidery and transparent fabrics made for dynamic detail shots. Check out some of our favorites in the gallery below.