Brace yourself: the world’s biggest fashion runway organized by the Galeries Lafayette will be held the 18th of September for the 3rd year in a row. The Haussmann streets will be the scene of this phenomenal fashion show which was born from an initiative to enter the Guinness World Records Book.

Do not be mistaken, this fashion show is far from an amateur show with castings directed by Corinne Liscia who casts for the major french labels during fashion week, hairstyles by Madeleine Cofano who was the hairstylist of France’s former first lady in addition to a cadre other celebrities. Ludmila Mikhailova who worked for among many houses of couture such as Givenchy, Dior and Paco Rabanne will also be involved in the show.

This year, the runway will be focusing on 4 trends; Urban Morning, Tea Party, Cocktail and Night Birds. French aspiring models can even apply to model during this fashion show and the 400 girls with the most outstanding looks will be able to walk on the runway. The most recent posted looks can be seen on the website(french).

Words by Emilie Khounlivong