Madeline Stuart, Model With Down Syndrome, to Return to New York Fashion Week
Madeline Stuart, the world’s most famous model with Down syndrome, will be returning to New York Fashion Week (NYFW).
The 18-year-old model from Australia will once again grace the runway where she made headlines last year. On Monday, February 15 at the Angel Orsensaz Foundation in Manhattan, Stuart will again walk for FTL Moda.
— Madeline Stuart (@Madelinesmodel1) September 14, 2015
This is only one of many firsts Stuart has accomplished in the last year, including being the first professional model with Down syndrome to be the face of a cosmetic company, releasing her own handbag, starring in a music video and more.
After her second visit at NYFW, Stuart will continue on in her new globe-trotting lifestyle by visiting South Africa and Uganda in June, where she aims to spread acceptance and promote inclusion of people with disabilities.
— Madeline Stuart (@Madelinesmodel1) June 30, 2015
This year Stuart’s career will also be taking her to Tokyo, Milan and London.
— Madeline Stuart (@Madelinesmodel1) July 3, 2015
Most recently, Stuart did a beautiful photo shoot for April Hildred of Must Be April Photography in Australia.
Check out photos from the shoot below:
Have you seen the first film with a national release to star a person with Down syndrome? Check out the film “Where Hope Grows” today!