During Fall 2017 Haute Couture, Harper’s Bazaar headed to Paris to debunk the query Couture has often left us pondering. Can these pom-pom adorned, oversized, tiered and embellished creations be worn in real life?

After seasons of street style and many age-old discussions regarding fashion’s place in the art world and whether wearability naturally makes a garment utilitarian rather than a collector’s item, we decided to put one of the season’s most jaw-dropping creation, a beautiful gown by Giambattista Valli, to the test.



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