If Fashion Week is the style world's Super Bowl, Couture Week is the Olympics. Only the industry's elite come to play in this arena, where intricate hand-stitched made-to-order work comes to life as layers of tulle, lace, and immaculate beadwork. The results are jaw dropping — gowns that gleam and sparkle and make people stop and take notice when you enter a room. These are the dresses on display on the Paris and Italy runways, from master designers, like Elie Saab, Versace, and Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel — and we've got a look at the most spectacular right here. Scroll for 37 breathtaking moments straight from the Couture runways.