It's raining couture in Paris as we speak, and we're more than just a little excited to pore over every handcrafted, painstakingly beautiful detail of these custom-fitted, atelier-designed clothes. While the high-fashion looks of Spring 2012 continue to trickle in, we've culled 100 of the most stunning gowns, impeccably tailored suits, and everything in between from Couture Fashion Weeks past. These made-to-order creations are nothing short of masterpieces, more akin to viewing gorgeous pieces of fashion-infused artwork than off-the-rack designs. Keep clicking to view some of the chicest couture from the likes of Chanel, Valentino, Givenchy, Jean-Paul Gaultier, and more. Don't forget to tell us your favorites in the comments!
See 100 of the Most Beautiful Looks From Couture Fashion Weeks Past!