Paris A/W 2010 show venues

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Phoebe Philo chose the Tennis Club de Paris for her second season at Céline. Production by Etienne Russo of Villa Eugenie and soundtrack by Michel Gaubert
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From a giant iceberg at Chanel to a rotating carousel at Viktor & Rolf, the Paris A/W 2010 show venues were as varied and imaginative as the collections they hosted.

Dior show view

The Dior show was held in a temporary structure, erected within Paris' Jardin des Tuileries. Designer John Galliano worked with Michael Howells on the set and production was by Bureau Betak

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Hermès show runway

The Hermès show featured a hypnotic, spiral-encased runway which ran the length of the Halle Freyssinet

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Hermès show runway

Hermès - production by Villa Eugenie and music by Frederic Sanchez

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Hermès show runway

Hermès

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The Lanvin show staircase view

The Lanvin show was held in the Halle Freyssinet

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The Lanvin show staircase view

Lanvin Artistic Director Alber Elbaz, said of the show, ' I wanted to bring in the staircase because I really wanted to bring in this feeling of a French chateau. I had the girls coming up and I thought it was much more relevant for the moment to see women moving up rather than coming down'

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The Lanvin show staircase view

Lanvin. Production by Villa Eugenie

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Table and chairs in a room

Loewe by Stuart Vevers was held in the Ecole de Médecine, seating was on bistro-esque tables and chairs

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Louis Vuitton show

Louis Vuitton held in a transparent tent within the courtyard of the Cour Carrée du Louvre. Production by La Mode en Image

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fountain view

Louis Vuitton

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Dries Van Noten show venue

Dries Van Noten was held in the Hôtel de Ville de Paris

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Dries Van Noten show venue

Dries Van Noten. Production by Villa Eugenie

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Dries Van Noten show venue

The soundtrack to Dries Van Noten was composed by Malcolm McLaren - combining alpine folk music; African drumming and acapella choir songs

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Miu Miu show venue view

Miu Miu, featuring a high-shine mirrored floor and a series of blocky violet stools

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Miu Miu show venue view

Miu Miu soundtrack by Frederic Sanchez

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Karl Lagerfeld show venue view

The Karl Lagerfeld show was held in a temporary space in the Jardin des Tuileries. Music by Michel Gaubert

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Yves Saint Laurent show venue view

The Yves Saint Laurent show was held in the Grand Palais

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Yves Saint Laurent's show venue view

Yves Saint Laurent's show was surrounded by an angular cage of lighting scaffolds. The audience were surrounded by an under-lit, cyclical runway

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Yves Saint Laurent show venue view

Yves Saint Laurent

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Yves Saint Laurent show venue view

Yves Saint Laurent featured a live performance from international electronic artists LCD Soundsystem

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Chanel show venue view

For Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld filled the Grand Palais with a gigantic iceberg

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ice sculptors

Housed in a sealed ‘glacier’ box in subzero temperatures, the berg was constructed by 35 ice sculptors who, over the course of six days, transformed 240 tonnes of snow-ice into the icescape - which reached a peak of 8.5 meters

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Model on Runway

Dutch duo Studio Job worked with Viktor & Rolf to create the backdrop for the latter's show

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