Stella McCartney’s runway show turned into a glorious George Michael tribute

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  • And it’s the most uplifting thing you’ll watch all day

    When Anna Dello Russo, Lily Donaldson and Salma Hayek sat down to view Stella McCartney’s aw17 collection at Paris Fashion Week 2017, we’re pretty sure they weren’t expecting this from the finale.

    The show started off as planned with a showing of the relatively classic new line. Models donned tweed blazers, 40s-inspired tailored suits and high-neck knitwear, as well as more avant-garde prints and neon lace.

    Then at the end, instead of the usual defilé, the model line-up transformed into what can only be described as a fashion flash mob and started dancing to George Michael’s Faith.

    The unexpected dancing-model interlude was an entirely feel-good moment, and one that brought everyone together.

    Natalia Vodianova, who was on the FROW, started dancing, while everyone else broke out into applause.

    George Michael died on Christmas Day last year and he was widely known to support the fashion industry.

    His 1990 Freedom music video featured iconic models Christy Burlington, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford.

    Needless to say, this was a fitting tribute indeed.

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