A Can-Can inspired Christmas tree that could only be from Jean Paul Gaultier

Not many people use the words ‘Christmas’ and ‘Can-Can’ in the same breath, but designer Jean Paul Gaultier is hardly most people. A Can-Can themed Christmas tree created by the designer attracted the highest bid at 22nd edition of the annual Paris-based designer Christmas tree charity event organized by fashion journalist Marie-Christiane Marek

The exceptional tree features a frame shaped like a dancer in a classic pose with one foot kicked high in the air, wearing a skirt of Christmas tree branches. “I love Christmas and I love Paris and when thinking of the tree this year I wanted to do an homage to Paris. First I was thinking of the Eiffel Tower, but I finally decided to go with Can-Can. And the skirt is the real tree. So she can dance through Christmas,” said Gaultier.

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The designer’s tree certainly stayed true to his style. Other big names lie Dior, Chanel and Prada also contributed items for the auction with a gold mini-tree by Dior attracting the second highest bid of the evening.

While you’re checking out Christmas trees, don’t miss this one by Karl Lagerfeld for the Claridge’s Hotel in London.

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