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The Good, Bad, and All-Out Weird From Paris Fashion Week

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Kanye West, being nothing short of dramatic. All photos via Getty Images
Kanye West, being nothing short of dramatic. All photos via Getty Images

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Paris Fashion Week is over, and according to Vogue, it's been severely knocking everyone's aura out of wack. Hopefully you and your chi managed to survive. Our chis, fortunately, were safe, as we enjoyed Paris Fashion Week from the safe-guarded realm of the Internet. To recap, we've rounded up 12 things that happened in the past few days over there, from the amazing (YSL, Céline) to the crazy (you'll see) to the adorable (Alber Elbaz! Singing!). Take a look at what they were, after the jump.

1. Once again, Eric Wilson nails it in his review of Kanye West's collection: "When Joan Smalls closed the show, wearing an adhesive black gauze dress with a strip of alligator running up the front, it seemed as if Mr. West’s approach to making a dress was like a cook wrapping leftover turkey."

2. Phoebe Philo knocked it out of the park at the Céline presentation, despite scaling it down from a full-blown runway show due to currently being pregnant with her third child.

3. Viktor & Rolf and Kenzo's models had it easy this season: They walked on a conveyor belt and an escalator, respectively. Both of those incidents are probably the only times we'll ever be able to look at models and think: "I could do that."

4. John Galliano was spotted walking alone on Rue de Turenne in Paris' Marais district, which prompted WWD to pen a four-line write up describing the state of his mustache.

5. Chanel worked on making eyebrow art a new trend. In other above-the-eye accessory news, Alicia Keys wore a very fancy headpiece to the show.

6. YSL has convinced us that a moody leather blazer-and-pant combo would be the perfect work outfit, if we had a job in which the expense account covered clothing.

7. And there was more workwear: Miu Miu presented a few amazing options reminiscent of Mary Typer Moore and Rhoda.

8. Givenchy took a few pages from our old high school yearbooks during that Really Angsty Phase. Naturally, it looks better when Givenchy does it.

9. Alber Elbaz sang "Que Sera Sera" at the Lanvin show, melted hearts all over the place.

10. Sonia Rykiel's finale included a stampede of models, all smiling and wearing earmuffs.

11. Sarah Burton went wild with the puffballs at Alexander McQueen. She also went wild with ruffles, frills, feathers, and the concept of "just put a belt on it."

12. There was a life-size train at the Louis Vuitton show, and it was moving.

· All Fashion Week Fall 2012 Coverage [Racked]