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  • n. Plural form of catwalk.


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  • But of course, although the overall slant was toward simplicity and accessibility, with hundreds of ­designers showing their collections - on official catwalks, on unofficial ­catwalks, on video, on static "salon" ­presentations, on hangers - there is still plenty of edge out there, from Hannah Marshall's blue-lipped Gaga-esque drama to the veils, tiaras and out-of-the-box colour clash of ­Meadham Kirchhoff.

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  • These catwalks, being (usually) indoors, are not covered or enclosed, and in modern everyday parlance catwalks have come to indicate these sort of raised platforms.

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  • A dearth of black models strutting the catwalks is a persistent issue in the

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  • We start off with Whitney being extremely productive at work (just like the good old days) and combing through her Google email as Olivia "catwalks" into the office wearing what I can only assume is the top half of an ostrich costume.


  • 'catwalks' as enclosed or covered elevated walkways - used either for bridge access or, on modern ships with large amounts of equipment on deck, to carry their users over the cluttered deck area (Liberty Ship terms).

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  • The new livestock exchange was said to have the most up-to-date features, including catwalks from which buyers could inspect the animals that were at the center of so many people's lives.

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  • No doubt we'll be seeing more variations on the theme on other catwalks and on the high street.

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  • Celine designer Philo won a cult following during her time at the label's crosstown rival, Chloe, and her return to fashion touched off the new minimalist movement that's swept catwalks worldwide and spawned countless imitations.

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  • While white -- the shade of choice across Paris 'catwalks -- and other neutrals dominated Philo's palette, there were also touches of bold color, like a sapphire blouse paired with a leather wrap skirt in rich Bordeaux or shirts in fluttering silk that Philo said drew its inspiration from scarves.

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  • PARIS - After redefining the way women dress, Phoebe Philo -- Celine designer and purveyor of the new minimalism that has taken catwalks and Main Street by storm -- is aiming to redefine the values of the luxury industry.

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