02/01/2011 11:59 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Backstage At Armani Prive: What Goes On Behind-The-Scenes Of A Haute Couture Show (PHOTOS)

We've always wondered what goes on backstage at a Haute Couture fashion show -- where the hair is bigger, the ensembles more elaborate and the makeup other worldly. Luckily, French Vogue took a trip behind-the-scenes at Armani Privé last week and documented the entire experience, from the purple lipliner to the bejeweled, uh, face nets.

Take a look. All images courtesy of French Vogue.