Fashion, on the fifth day of the Paris Fashion Week, took inspiration from the past. Nostalgic ready-to-wear collections and high collars of the 19th century were seen setting fire on the stage.

Vivienne Westwood, the British icon whose collection included around four centuries of English dressing, said that fashion builds on the styles of the past in order to move forward, according to

The show had ready-to-wear collections and Vivienne Westwood's costume-design inspired fall-winter collection which included Elizabethan corsets, Sherlock Holmes tweed and scholars' gowns, the Web site said.

Victor and Tolf based the collection on the theme of a romantic fall-winter ready-to-wear creation.

Jean Paul Gaultier gave the audience a mix of 1980s graffiti prints.

Scroll Down to see the collections on Day 5 of the Paris Fashion Week.