Elie Saab Couture Fall 2015

Elie Saab Couture Fall 2015

There was no shortage of gold, the inspiration for the show, and the common thread across the parade of gauzy evening finery.

Backstage at Elie Saab Couture Fall 2015

Backstage at Elie Saab Couture Fall 2015

Tom Pecheux and Orlando Pita crafted the show’s beauty look.

Elie Saab Resort 2016

Elie Saab Resort 2016

Seventies Hollywood glamour — in the form of floral palm prints and embroideries, silk caftan capes and jumpsuits — gave Elie Saab's resort collection an air of chic bohemia.

Backstage at Elie Saab RTW Fall 2015

Backstage at Elie Saab Fall 2015

Orlando Pita and Tom Pecheux created the beauty look of the show.

Elie Saab RTW Fall 2015

Elie Saab RTW Fall 2015

For fall, the designer’s high-maintenance ladies assumed a slightly tougher guise, donning lots of leather with lace paneling.

Front Row at Elie Saab RTW Fall 2015

Front Row at Elie Saab Fall 2015

Emmanuelle Béart and Olivia Palermo attended the show.

Elie Saab Couture Spring 2015

Elie Saab Couture Spring 2015

The designer paid homage to his native Beirut with a shimmering collection of gowns inspired by the women he saw growing up during the city’s Sixties heyday.

Backstage at Elie Saab Spring Couture 2015

The show’s beauty look was created by Orlando Pita and Tom Pecheux.

Front Row at Elie Saab

Dita Von Teese and Clotilde Courau were among the guests in Paris on Wednesday.

Elie Saab Pre-Fall 2015

Elie Saab Pre-Fall 2015

According to his notes, Saab’s mission for pre-fall was to “infuse finery into folk fantasy with the modern nomad in mind.”