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PICS: Sexy British supermodels bring Olympics to a close!

Last updated on: August 13, 2012 15:39 IST

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Don't miss the fashion fiesta that was part of the London Olympic Games 2012 closing ceremony last night!

After 16 days of awe-inspiring athletics, the London Olympics 2012 closed with a spectacular closing ceremony featuring some of the biggest names in British entertainment on August 12.

The finale paid tribute to UK music, culture and fashion, the latter stealing the limelight with some of the biggest names in the business taking centrestage -- Kate Moss, the undisputed queen of the home catwalk was joined by Naomi Campbell, Lily Cole, Lily Donaldson, Karen Elson, Jourdan Dunn, Stella Tennant, Georgia May Jagger and David Gandy to give the rapturous crowd a glimpse of British fashion.

In the following pages, we take you through the style extravaganza from start to finish.

Inputs: ANI


Image: Model Kate Moss poses in front of the Olympic Cauldron during the Closing Ceremony at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England
Photographs: Michael Regan/Getty Images

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The show kicked off with images of singer David Bowie flashing on the Olympic Stadium's giant screens, his music reverberating all around and enthralling the 70,000-strong audience.

This was followed by stunning billboard images of the nine British supermodels wheeled in on trucks; seen here is the one bearing the likeness of Naomi Campbell.


Image: A billboard featuring the image of model Naomi Campbell is displayed at the start of the fashion show
Photographs: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

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The billboards were then torn down, to reveal the models themselves standing behind their likenesses.

The catwalk queens then took to a Union Jack-shaped catwalk, as a troop of soldiers in black followed to the centre and fell into a formation that revealed the iconic Alexander McQueen skull shape, in tribute to the late British designer.


Image: The giant billboards are torn down to reveal the models standing behind them -- seen here is Lily Donaldson
Photographs: Julian Finney/Getty Images

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Kate Moss dazzled in a gold sequinned gown from McQueen.


Image: Kate Moss for Alexander McQueen
Photographs: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
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Here we see Naomi Campbell dominate the ramp as she confidently makes her way down to the centre.


Image: Naomi Campbell walks the ramp
Photographs: Stu Forster/Getty Images

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Like Kate, the sultry siren was also kitted out in a dazzling gold ensemble by Alexander McQueen, complete with train.


Image: Naomi Campbell for Alexander McQueen
Photographs: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

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Karen Elson dazzled for popular British brand Burberry, in a red carpet number slit to the thigh.


Image: Karen Elson for Burberry
Photographs: Feng Li/Getty Images
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Lily Cole looked like a million dollars in a rich lace and embroidered dress from the house of Erdem.


Image: Lily Cole for Erdem
Photographs: Paul Gilham/Getty Images
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A vision in this dramatic sequinned silhouette, Lily Donaldson was the face of Vivienne Westwood at the Closing Ceremony.


Image: Lily Donaldson for Vivienne Westwood
Photographs: Julian Finney/Getty Images

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Stella Tennant took an androgynous turn in this bling-thing, plunging Christopher Kane wide-leg pantsuit.


Image: Stella Tennant for Christopher Kane
Photographs: Scott Heavey/Getty Images

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The only male model to take part, David Gandy escorted the lovely Jourdan Dunn down the runway.

He was a dapper sight in a Paul Smith suit, while Jourdan wore a metallic colour-block gown by Jonathan Saunders, complemented by a feathery headdress by Stephen Jones.


Image: David Gandy for Paul Smith and (right) Jourdan Dunn for Jonathan Saunders, with headwear by milliner Stephen Jones
Photographs: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

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And it was a double whammy from Spice Girl and fashion designer Victoria Beckham, who not only performed at the Closing Ceremony with her former bandmates, but also got to feature in the fashion special with model Georgia May Jagger in one of her designs -- a silky, flouncing olive cocktail.


Image: Georgia May Jagger for Victoria Beckham
Photographs: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

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Britain's elite fashion fraternity then got together onstage to make their mark...


Image: (L-R) Lily Cole, Stella Tennant, Karen Elson, Kate Moss, Lily Donaldson, Naomi Campbell, Georgia May Jagger, Jourdan Dunn and David Gandy
Photographs: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
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...Posing in a circle, to reveal what the showing was all about -- truly, the best of British fashion.


Image: (Clockwise from left) Kate Moss, Lily Donaldson, Georgia May Jagger, Naomi Campbell, Davig Gandy, Jourdan Dunn, Stella Tennant, Lily Cole and Karen Elson
Photographs: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

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