OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 15: Models pose at the Pia Tjelta, Presented by Promenaden Fashion District show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Nedre slottsgate on August 15, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway)

Oslo Fashion Week: When the Runway Isn't A Runway

Unusual catwalks from Norway's coolly stylish capital.

This year’s Oslo Fashion Week (August 14 -16) was anything but typical as many designers opted for non-traditional catwalks to show off their haute couture. From street corners in the heart of town to venues set in the wild, here, a look at Oslo's unusual runways.

OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 15: Models arrive in a bus at the runway at the Pia Tjelta, Presented by Promenaden Fashion District show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Nedre slottsgate on August 15, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for Oslo Runway) Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for Oslo Runway NEXT STOP: THE RUNWAY Models arrive by bus to the Pia Tjelta show on the charming Nedre Slottsgate street in Oslo's city center, August 15. OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 15: Models walk the runway at the Pia Tjelta, Presented by Promenaden Fashion District show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Nedre slottsgate on August 15, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway) John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway RAINBOW BRIGHT Two models stroll down Nedre Slottsgate street.

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OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 15: Designer Pia Tjelta and models acknowledge the applause of the audience after the Pia Tjelta, Presented by Promenaden Fashion District show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Nedre slottsgate on August 15, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway) John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway ALL TOGETHER NOW Designer Pia Tjelta takes in the moment. OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 14: A model poses at the Cala Jade show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Vannspeilet on August 14, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway) John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway INTO THE WOODS A model poses at the open-air Cala Jade show, August 14. OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 14: Models pose at the Cala Jade show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Vannspeilet on August 14, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway) John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway WATER FEATURE The presentation featured models posed on floating pedestals. OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 14: Models pose at the Cala Jade show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Vannspeilet on August 14, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway) John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway MODELS IN THE WILD A full view of the outdoor "runway" at Cala Jade.
OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 15: Models arrive in a bus at the runway at the Pia Tjelta, Presented by Promenaden Fashion District show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Nedre slottsgate on August 15, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway)
OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 14: A model, fashion detail, poses at the Cala Jade show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Vannspeilet on August 14, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for Oslo Runway)
John Phillips/Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for Oslo Runway OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 14: Models walk the runway at the Anne Karine Thorbjornsen show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Bankplassen 4 on August 14, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway) John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway BALLROOM BLITZ A view of the Anne Karine Thorbjørnsen presentation at Bankplassen 4, a historic venue in Oslo's Kvadraturen neighborhood, August 14. OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 14: Designer Tine Mollatt and models acknowledge the applause of the audience after the byTiMo show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Oslo Ladegard on August 14, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway) John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway FULL HOUSE Designer Tine Mollatt and models pose on the steps of the Oslo Ladegård, a manor house that dates back to the 1720s, after the byTiMo show, August 14. OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 14: Designer Eva Emanuelsen and models acknowledge the applause of the audience after the Epilogue show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Posthallen on August 14, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway) John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway STAIRWAY TO FASHION Designer Eva Emanuelsen, pictured, with multiple tiers of models at the Epilogue show, August 14. OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 15: (EDITORS NOTE: Image was altered with digital filters.) A model walks the runway at the Michael Olestad show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Bankplassen 4 on August 15, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for Oslo Runway) Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for Oslo Runway HAUNTED HALLS A dark view from the Michael Olestad presentation at Bankplassen 4, August 15. OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 14: Models pose at the Cathrine Hammel show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Bankplassen 4 on August 14, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway) John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway IN BED At the Cathrine Hammel show, the models laid down on the job, August 14. OSLO, NORWAY - AUGUST 14: Models walk the runway at the Iben show during Oslo Runway SS19 at Prindsen Hage on August 14, 2018 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway) John Phillips/Getty Images for Oslo Runway ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL Models pose after the Iben presentation which took place at an outdoor space in Prindsen Hage, August 14.



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