Model With Down Syndrome Expands Fashion Line
A model with Down syndrome will mark her return to New York Fashion Week with a new apparel collection.
Madeline Stuart, a 20-something Australian model with the chromosomal disorder, will unveil a line of clubwear next Monday in New York.
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“The gorgeous new collection uses sequins to mimic the ornate snakeskin look on pieces designed for clubwear, a perfect complement to Madeline’s daywear collection,” according to materials announcing the “Snakes Alive, Girl Gone Wild” show where Stuart will reveal the new designs.
Stuart, who bills herself as the world’s first professional model with Down syndrome, made her debut at New York Fashion Week in 2015.
During this month’s event, Stuart will model for designers including Dexter Simmons, Jessie Liu, Arzamendi Style, Two Gypsy Souls, House of Byfield and Premal Bardi India.