Rockets, penguins and selfies – the fashion shows in numbers
The fashion shows in numbers
44 The weight in grams of the carabiners used as belt hooks by Sportmax; hiking kit comes to high fashion. 1,000 Grams of metal used to create the golden hand worn like a glove by a model at the Y/project show, giving her the Midas touch. 450 Plaster-cast water bottles littering Berthold’s asyluminspired presentation. 7 The height in metres of the mirrored pyramid, topped with a weather vane and surrounded by a Plexiglas tunnel, on the Gucci catwalk. 150 The hours eight people spent hand-painting the watercolourlike, dark blue, 150m Dior runway. 36 Stereotypes, from the ‘Milanesa’ to the ‘Punk’, explored by Vetements in its show, presented for the first time as part of the couture schedule. 10 Treadmills at Plein Sport’s gym-inspired debut show, pounded by 23 models, each clocking up 100m. 3,000 Rhinestones (at least) embellishing Saint Laurent’s slouchy boots, glittering from shaft to 10.5cm heel. 4,418 Stitches in the 428cm-long XL scarves trailing along the floor at JW Anderson men’s show. 1,854 Metres of black bunting in 103 rows, fluttering from the ceiling of the rave-inspired Dior Homme show space. 156 Self-portraits shown in a lecture on selfie culture by art history professor Georges Papazoff during Acne Studios’ men’s show. 35 The average age of the models in Dries Van Noten’s 100th show, which reunited 55 female models who have walked for the house since 2003. 15.28 Metres of domestic spongy foam used to embellish heels in Christopher Kane’s women’s show. 19 Beds, topped by leather covers, lounged on by guests during the Amodesigned Prada men’s show.