The Top 15 Most Extravagant Fashion Shows Ever

10 June 2016

14. Louis Vuitton and a series of escalators – S/S 2013

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Louis Vuitton’s S/S 2013 show via gawker.com

Four escalators leading onto a giant yellow and white checkerboard floor, the Louis Vuitton S/S 2013 show was very matchy-matchy.

The fashion itself was 60s in its influence, featuring plenty of geometric shapes and contrasting colours, all matching the flooring. The show began with illuminated, empty escalators, with the models gradually coming down in twos, spaced out and completely still.

Louis Vuitton’s creative director at the time, Marc Jacobs, was a particular fan of escalators and used them in numerous shows, for reasons that will probably remain mysterious.

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