Madame Tussauds London gave 100 fashionistas a special preview of its new ‘behind-the-scenes’ fashion experience this weekend, before opening to the public today. The new addition to the World famous attraction offers guests a peek ‘backstage’ at an international fashion event brought to life through a multisensory set, plus fans get to hang out with two of the fashion world’s most famous faces – Kendall Jenner and Cara Delevingne (plus a guest appearance from Anna Wintour*)..
Fans relished the opportunity to ‘get runway ready’ with Kendall, whose amazingly lifelike figure is positioned ‘backstage’, casually seated at a makeup table preparing for the catwalk. After checking out rails of some of the latest trends, guests can sit beside her at their own tables strewn with products from official London Fashion Week partners, Maybelline New York and TONI&GUY, with the smell of Lavazza coffee in the air..
Then it’s on to the catwalk to pose alongside Cara’s likeness, impeccably dressed in the shimmering Yves Saint Laurent dress she wore to the Paper Towns premiere, recreated to the last detail by the fashion house exclusively for Madame Tussauds London. And, as guests sashay down the runway they face the scrutiny of none other than Anna Wintour – Editor-in-Chief of American Vogue, famous for her pageboy haircut and oversized sunglasses..
Ashleigh Goldberg travelled from Essex to be one of the first to step inside the ‘Fashion Week’ set and gave it a resounding thumbs up. “It’s a fantastic experience for fashion fans, there’s loads to do and get involved with, and Cara and Kendall’s figures are amazing – totally life like.” Sarah White from Kent agreed commenting, “the experience is amazing and so are the figures. I loved grabbing a selfie with Cara, Kendall and even Anna Wintour.”.
The experience has taken six months to develop and both stars have worked closely with Madame Tussauds, giving sittings to sculptors to ens