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FRANCE: 'World's largest fashion show' takes place in Paris with 521 models

More than 500 models for a day broke the world record for the largest fashion show ever in an open-air event along one of the French capital's main shopping boulevards. Scrutineers from the Guinness Book of Records were on hand to certify the show as the biggest ever and traffic on the major Boulevard Hausmann ground to a standstill as rush-hour commuters tried to catch a glimpse of the event, staged by a large French department store. Taking street-cred to the catwalk, models of all walks of li...

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Restrictions: Muted for website playback only - if ordered, this video clip will include all original audio which may include music. PARIS, FRANCE (SEPTEMBER 30, 2010) (REUTERS) VARIOUS WOULD-BE MODELS WAITING TO ENTER VARIOUS CROWD WOMAN WITH LARGE SUNGLASSES (SOUNDBITE) (French) NAWEL, A MODEL FOR A DAY, SAYING "We've been made up by major professionals. So there's some prestige in taking part in this event." WOULD-BE MODELS IN LINE VARIOUS OF MODELS ON CATWALK PEOPLE TAKING PICTURES (SOUNDBITE) (French) JUSTINE BOURDARIAT MARKETING MANAGER OF GUINESS WORLD RECORDS, SAYING "It was the first record in this category for the most people on the catwalk. The record to beat was 250 people and they completely smashed it with 521 people." MALE MODELS ON CATWALK VARIOUS SHOW MODELS STEPPING UP STEPS VARIOUS SHOW (SOUNDBITE) (French) ANNE-MARIE GAULTIER MARKETING MANAGER OF GALERIES LAFAYETTE SAYING "We set this up because we represent living fashion and I think that today i...

Restrictions: Muted for website playback only - if ordered, this video clip will include all original audio which may include music. PARIS, FRANCE (SEPTEMBER 30, 2010) (REUTERS) VARIOUS WOULD-BE MODELS WAITING TO ENTER VARIOUS CROWD WOMAN WITH LARGE SUNGLASSES (SOUNDBITE) (French) NAWEL, A MODEL FOR A DAY, SAYING "We've been made up by major professionals. So there's some prestige in taking part in this event." WOULD-BE MODELS IN LINE VARIOUS OF MODELS ON CATWALK PEOPLE TAKING PICTURES (SOUNDBITE) (French) JUSTINE BOURDARIAT MARKETING MANAGER OF GUINESS WORLD RECORDS, SAYING "It was the first record in this category for the most people on the catwalk. The record to beat was 250 people and they completely smashed it with 521 people." MALE MODELS ON CATWALK VARIOUS SHOW MODELS STEPPING UP STEPS VARIOUS SHOW (SOUNDBITE) (French) ANNE-MARIE GAULTIER MARKETING MANAGER OF GALERIES LAFAYETTE SAYING "We set this up because we represent living fashion and I think that today it's the street that inspires fashion. And we wanted to pay tribute to all our clients who have a great talent. I don't know if you've seen it tonight. VARIOUS OF SHOW AUDIENCE VARIOUS SHOW VARIOUS WORLD RECORD CERTIFICATE BEING HANDED OVER

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