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Photos: Griffith Observatory Was The World's Hottest Catwalk Last Night

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Last night Griffith Observatory was transformed into a catwalk. Burberry hosted a garden party and put on a runway show called "London in Los Angeles." Naomi Campbell was a featured model, Vogue's Anna Wintour and the Beckham family had a front-row seat. There were quite a few big names from the fashion world and Hollywood.

Somehow our invite got lost in the mail. :(

Vogue declared that this event proves Los Angeles is becoming a sort of cool fashion city: "Fashion folk love a new discovery and it seems that Los Angeles is the latest, hottest happening. The city is undisputedly fast becoming the fifth fashion capital." Um, thanks?

Anyway, here are some slightly surreal images from last night's event for fashionistas.

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Here's a video:


Models and guards:


Wintour gazing on the Beckhams:


A wide shot of the show:


Some guards on the runway:

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Here are actual models on the runway:


Do the Naomi Campbell walk:


More modeling:


Campbell finishes strong:

And then closing out the night: