Fortrex constructed the runway over the Raleigh's pool.
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Set designer Shona Heath helped create the look of the show, which included a 50-foot runway covered in a hand-painted canvas inspired by the Cotillion Room's wall paneling. To recreate an authentic Parisian haute couture experience, the producers also hung 20 chandeliers at varying heights from the ceiling.
Photo: Joe Schildhorn/BFA
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Climbers from Boston Rock Gym walked straight down the building's 24-story facade. Models also came from Maggie Inc.
Photo: Brian Snyder/Reuters
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At the Pratt Institute Fashion Show and Cocktail Benefit on April 25, models walked a ribbon-shaped runway. Held at Center548 in New York, the show displayed edgy looks from 17 student designers, and Blumlein Associates Inc. designed a runway that let the collection be viewed from any angle in the room.
Photo: Claudia Castro
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The angular white stage with neon touches spoke to the South Beach location while screens behind the stage referenced landmarks from across the country.
Photo: Photo Impact Inc.
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A curved screen served as the backdrop for the three-dimensional fashion show. The production team created tiered seating sections for the 200 Valencia chairs, positioning the first half at ground level and the second lot elevated at levels 7, 14, and 21 inches high.
Photo: Keith Sirchio for BizBash
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Mirrored walls ensured audience members could see the gowns in their entirety.
Photo: Krista MacKinnon Photography
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Models wearing items from Chanel's cruise collection walked a runway surrounded by a pool of water.
Photo: George Pimentel
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A U-shaped runway enclosed an additional seating area for guests.
Photo: Courtesy of George Pimentel
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Video screens surrounded by black decorative frames flanked the runway.
Photo: Donato Sardella/WireImage.com
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The Marc Jacobs show, delayed by four days due to sample delivery issues, came with a strict mandate this season: no flash photography allowed until the finale. Guests arriving at the 69th Regiment Armory were greeted by a massive indoor "sun" installed in the circular runway space, designed with Stefan Beckman and a reference to artist Ólafur Elíasson's weather project (a 2003 installation at the Tate Modern in London), that cast a monochromatic sepia light throughout the venue. As the models emerged for their second walk leading up to the finale, the light turned white, showcasing the collection's true colors and attention to detail.
Photo: Catherine Iftode
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Syzygy Events International took inspiration from Jason Wu's black and white spring 2013 show and the checkered pattern of Louis Vuitton when it came to designing this year's stage and runway. Three rows of Edison lights flanked the checkered wall in an homage to the glitz of the Grammys stage. The team created a circular runway with models stopping at every quarter mark as they made their way around to pose for photographers and supporters at the dinner tables.
Photo: Travis Vaughn Photography
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