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A model displays a creation by designer Ekaterina Yarotskaya during an international fashion show contest at the University of Technology and Design in St Petersburg, Russia. Read more
A contestant puts on make-up on a model during a stage make-up competition in Jinan, Shandong province. According to local media, each contestant was assigned one male model and the dressers’ expertise were judged by to what the extent they could feminise the models’ appearance.
A hairstylist works on a model’s hair during a show at China Fashion Week in Beijing.
Umbrella handles at Maison Heurtault, a well-known umbrella and parasol creator in Paris.
Debutantes wait to be presented to guests during Queen Charlotte’s Ball at the Royal Courts of Justice, London. The event is the highlight of the London Season, a tradition established more than 200 years ago by King George III, culminating with Queen Charlotte’s Ball in honour of his wife’s birthday. Debutantes are young women, usually between 17 and 20, who attend the ball to celebrate a year of charity fund raising, etiquette classes, parties and high society events.
A model wears an haute couture creation by designer Hu Sheguang at China Fashion Week, in Beijing
Models present creations by Chinese designer Li Zuliang from the 2014 spring/summer collection at China Fashion Week, in Beijing