Paris Fashion Week kicks off in style with Etam show

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Paris Fashion Week kicked off in style on Tuesday as Etam unveiled their Autumn 2015 collection, with a special live performance during the show by legendary rapper Snoop Dogg. The front row saw fashionistas including HFM cover girl Natalia Vodianova, who has previously designed for the brand, stepping out to watch the runway extravaganza.

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Natalia Vodianova looked chic as she arrived for the Etam Autumn 2015 show

Natalia, 33, showed off her style credentials in a cream ruffled dress teamed with a black cropped jacket and a pair of knee high peep toe boots as she arrived for the presentation at the historical Piscine Molitor.

During the show, models strutted down the runway rocking designs from the lingerie brand's new collection teamed with colourful jackets, tie-neck scarves and printed kaftans for an ultimate retro-glamour feel. All eyes were also on the colourful and printed swimwear, with models playfully taking to the catwalk carrying inflatable pool toys in shapes of dolphins and rubber rings, alongside live performances from musicians including the Ting Tings, Diplo and Major Lazer.

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Rapper Snoop Dogg performed for the show's finale

When it came to the glamorous finale, the audience were delighted with a surprise performance from Snoop Dogg, as models stormed the runway before stopping to enjoy a dance to his music while giant bubbles floated about in the air.

The Etam show is one of the most highly-anticipated catwalks at Paris Fashion Week, and has seen the likes of Kate Moss and Charlotte Casiraghi taking to the front row to see the dazzling designs and watch live music performances.

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A model on the Etam Autumn 2015 catwalk

The show is known for its glamorous musical guests, with past performers including Rita Ora, Azealia Banks, M.I.A and Eve. In 2013, Lily Allen took to the Etam catwalk for a surprise musical comeback, having taken a four year break from the spotlight, performing 2006 hit song Smile to a crowd that included husband Sam Cooper and their then-two-month-old daughter Marnie.