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Catwalk Afros

Sonia Rykiel's 40th Anniversary at Paris Fashion Week

— October 21, 2008 — Fashion
Fashion designer Sonia Rykiel celebrated 40 years in the fashion business with an extravagant catwalk show and a fancy dinner attended by a slew of celebrities including Kate Bosworth, Emma Watson, Dita Von Teese, Natalia Vodianova and Mila Jovovich.

"The models, with their hair teased into massive Afro-like curls, under sequined berets, skipped and danced along the catwalk, smiling and blowing kisses to the audience," the Telegraph.co.uk reported.

30 famous fashion designers including Jean Paul Gaultier, Christian Lacroix and Castelbajac, along with Martin Margiela, Yohji Yamamoto, Karl Lagerfeld, Vivienne Westwood, Valentino, Rodarte, Stella McCartney, Diane Von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez and Michael Kor, offered their interpretations of Rykiel's couture as a way of paying tribute to the iconic designer.
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