Designer Gaultier shows in Moscow train

May 15, 2010 at 10:54 AM
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MOSCOW, May 15 (UPI) -- French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier says his fashion show at a Moscow train station was a dream come true.

Instead of a catwalk, Gaultier's models displayed his latest designs at the Kazansky Train Station before an array of Russian celebrities and journalists, RIA Novosti reported Saturday. The show was staged as part of the Chereshnvy Les arts festival.

Gaultier told journalists he had given up on the idea of a railway fashion show after being rejected by the French.

"Once I wanted to stage a show in the Lyon Train Station, but it was not realized and I quit this idea," he said. "And now my dream has come true in Moscow."

Gautier said he wanted to use a train station because they "symbolize journeys and each one of my collection is also a journey of some sort."

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