We’re obsessed with the elaborate shows that grace fashion weeks every year, so we’ve rounded up our favorite fashion show themes ever.

Runway shows have been a staple of the fashion world ever since the very first one in 1943. In the years that have passed since then, runway shows have gotten increasingly elaborate, as fashion house budgets rise. Every season, fashion houses are challenged to top themselves and we get to witness the jaw-dropping results.

Today, We are breaking down some of the coolest runway shows to ever exist. There have been tons of awesome themed fashion shows over the years, but the five best ones actually happened during the past decade.

Whether you’re fashion-obsessed like us or are planning your own fashion show and need some fashion show theme ideas, We’ve got you covered today.

Here are the top five best fashion show themes of the past decade (but really, of all time, if you ask me):

Which fashion show theme is your favorite?

What’s your favorite fashion show theme of all time? Have you ever thrown a themed fashion show? If you have any other favorite fashion shows, definitely don’t hesitate to add your favs in the comments!

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Futuristic robot snow fall theme

This show is totally epic don't you agree

Space Theme Chanel Fall/Winter 2017

This is one of the coolest fashion show themes ever! Chanel always goes big when it comes to runway shows and they most definitely did not disappoint with the space theme at their Fall/Winter 2017 show. The display included a rocket ship in the center of the venue, and Elton John’s “Rocket Man” even played during the finale after Karl Lagerfeld pushed the “launch” button! Checkout the video here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C89jkwr_wXk

Escalator Runway: Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2013

Okay, this one might be hard to recreate (unless you’re holding a runway show at a mall), but we have to include it for its epic-ness. This next runway is show-stopping in more ways than one! If the bold color and pattern scheme wasn’t enough, Louis Vuitton’s Spring/Summer 2013 runway show added an entire set of escalators straight onto the runway.Back in 2013, runway shows weren’t at the level of extra that they are today, so this show was a true feat that paid off for Louis Vuitton. The show was technologically advanced, as well as visually groundbreaking. The organizers gave models a dramatic entrance while also carrying the bold designs from the collection onto the stairs, creating a balanced and cohesive look.Checkout the video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzpm_FQqHio

Beach Theme: Tommy Hilfiger Spring/Summer 2016

The third fashion show theme channels one of the best things ever, a fun day at the beach! Led by Gigi Hadid, a killer group of supermodels strutted through a makeshift beach at the Tommy Hilfiger Spring/Summer 2016 show. The brand built an entire mini-beach for this runway show complete with its own boardwalk that worked as the actual runway. Tommy Hilfiger drew from Jamaican influences to create this resort line and did not disappoint. You can checkout the video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCgW7vxMkMA

Construction Zone Theme: Moschino Spring/Summer 2016

This next show might not be as elaborate as the first few; however, the theme is so out there and different that it definitely had to qualify for our list. Back in 2016, Moschino collaborated with Jeremy Scott to produce this chic construction zone theme for their Spring/Summer 2016 runway show.Not only did they pull out all the stops for this ultra-unique fashion show theme, they also made sure to replicate this theme in the clothes they sent down the runway! With pops of bold yellows, reds, and oranges, Jeremy Scott and Moschino truly created an experience. Here’s a video of the construction zone show here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKE5dFJZ2w8

Grocery Store Theme: Chanel Fall/Winter 2014

For the final show, I knew I wanted to end with another Chanel show. Chanel always goes above and beyond and that’s why they have two shows in the top five. This show caused a lot of buzz when it happened — it was all over fashion sites and even hit the mainstream TV news!The grocery store theme that Chanel chose for their Fall/Winter 2014 line was nothing that had never been seen before. It was show-stopping and awe-inspiring and left everyone in attendance speechless. The set included tons of fun details, from milk cartons embellished with the classic Chanel C’s to cheese labeled “Cambonay,” a nod to Chanel’s flagship store on Rue Cambon in Paris. Models even carried Chanel shopping baskets, which were available for sale starting at $12,500. Here's a video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLDUXZ4X5b8

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