Monday, August 16, 2010
Longest Catwalk - world record set by
The Copenhagen Fashion Week
COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- About 250 fashion models sashayed
designers clothes and accessories on the 1 mile (1.609 km)
runway installed on the pedestrian street in the centre of
Copenhagen, Strøget, during the Copenhagen Fashion Week
- setting the new world record for the Longest Catwalk.
The previous Guinness World Record for the
Longest catwalk was 1,320.45 m (4,332 ft 2 in), set
at the Centro de las Artes Centenario in San Luis Potosi,
The famous pedestrian street "Stroget"
in the center of Copenhagen was transformed into one long
glamorous runway where 250 models walked 1 mile (1.609 km)
and presented the best of Scandinavian fashion this fall.
With Danish model Helena Christensen
starting things off, the models strutted on a giant pink carpet,
presenting the collections of Scandinavia's top fashion labels.
"Copenhagen fashion week and the world's
greatest catwalk bring fashion on the street, and bring unique
opportunities to Denmark fashion businesses," said Brian Mikkelsen,
the Danish minister of economic and business affairs.
100,000 spectators lined the streets to
look at the beautiful people showcasing the latest in cutting-edge
High heels and heavy rain presented a potential
occupational hazard but the models struck a pose like there
was nothing to it, strutting their stuff without taking a
Most of the participants were professionals,
although a number of amateurs took part after being spotted
on the street or on the social networking site Facebook.
Copenhagen Fashion Week has during
the past few years developed into a large and renowned event
with an international scope, and it attracts more than 50,000
buyers, designers and global press.
Large parts of Copenhagen are transformed
into a fashion Mecca of shows, exhibitions, concerts, trend
shows and parties.
And the "fashion for the people" concept
also reflects Danish fashion. It is becoming worldwide renowned
for its unique angle on design, innovation and aesthetics
and a modern approach to functionality. The clothes are wearable
and affordable - often referred to as "democratic fashion."
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Monday, August 16, 2010