Guests from across the globe gathered in a mesmerising setting: Miho Museum south-east of Kyoto.

Inaugurated in 1997, the Miho Museum was conceived to be a terrestrial paradise, inspired by Shangri-La, the legendary heaven-on-earth. Nestled in a hidden valley, the museum is revealed through a spectacular metal tunnel and a futuristic suspension bridge.

In this fascinating setting, photographer Saskia Lawaks captured the guests a few seconds before the show, taking their seat in the front row. Among the celebrities present: Michelle Williams, Jennifer Connelly, Laura Harrier, Fan Bing Bing, Sophie Turner, Isabelle Huppert, Riley Keough, Grace Coddington, Marina Foïs, Hidetoshi Nakata, Rila Fukushima, Shioli Kutsuma, Mirai Yamamoto, Kansaï Yamamoto, Tang Yan, Janice Man, Urassaya Sperbund…

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