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A model displays a creation by designer Yarotskaya during an avant-garde international fashion show contest at the University of Technology and Design in St. Petersburg...A model displays a creation by designer Ekaterina Yarotskaya during an avant-garde international fashion show contest at the University of Technology and Design in St. Petersburg, November 13, 2013. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk

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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 makeup for a model during a stage makeup competition in Jinan, Shandong province. According to local media, each dresser contestant was assigned with one male model and the dressers' expertise were judged by to what the extent they could feminize the models' appearance.

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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.

Chinese hairstylist Wu Jia, left, sprays hairspray on a model's hair during the L'Oreal Hairstyling Show at China Fashion Week in Beijing Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.

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A hairstylist works on a model’s hair during a show at China Fashion Week in Beijing.

Umbrella handles on show at the French Maison Heurtault, umbrella and parasol creator in Paris. Maison Heurtault, was founded by Michel Heurtault in 2008 and makes luxury haute couture umbrellas and parasols in the finest materials for individuals and for the cinema industry. Customers can order custom-made umbrellas, choosing different handles, motives and textiles.

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Umbrella handles at Maison Heurtault, a well-known umbrella and parasol creator in Paris.

Models perform in the financial center on Paulista Ave., wearing creations from the Fause Haten winter collection, as part of Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.

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Models perform in the financial district on Paulista Ave, wearing creations from the Fause Haten winter collection, as part of Fashion Week in São Paulo, BrazilRead more

Debutantes wait in line to be presented to guests during the Queen Charlotte's Ball at the Royal Courts of Justice, London. Queen Charlotte's Ball is the highlight of the London Season. The London Season was established over two hundred years ago by King George III and culminated in Queen Charlotte's Ball in honour of his wife's birthday. Debutantes are young ladies, usually between 17 and 20 years of age, and these days attend the ball to celebrate a year of charity fund raising, etiquette classes and a season of glittering balls and high society events.

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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 presents a creation by designer Hu Sheguang from Sheguang Hu Haute Couture Collection at China Fashion Week in Beijing.

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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

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Models present creations by Chinese designer Li Zuliang from the 2014 spring/summer collection at China Fashion Week, in Beijing

A model presents a creation from NE-TIGER Haute Couture Collection at China Fashion Week S/S 2014 in Beijing...A model presents a creation from NE-TIGER Haute Couture Collection at China Fashion Week S/S 2014 in Beijing, October 25, 2013.   REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (CHINA - Tags: FASHION)

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A model presents a creation from the Ne-Tiger haute couture collection at China Fashion Week in Beijing.

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A model presents a creation by Feny Mustafa, the Indonesian Muslim clothing designer, during the Jakarta Fashion Week catwalk show