The Help's Jessica Chastain and The Artist actress Berenice Bejo were the centre of attention, armed with a blessing from the Oscars Academy.
And another local girl, Vanessa Paradis, glided serenely through the week ignoring speculation over her 14-year relationship with Pirates heart-throb Johnny Depp.
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But it wasn't just the Hollywood contingent stealing the limelight.
Britain's own Yasmin Le Bon, still magnificent at 47, braved the runway sporting a 110-pound scarlet dress, with the help of two handsome assistants.
Meanwhile, the eternally beautiful Catherine Deneuve lapped up Gaultier's Amy Winehouse tribute from the front row.