How NYFW made one terminally ill child’s modelling dreams come true


While 11-year-old's are not typically the norm on the catwalks at fashion week (thank goodness), one very young model really did steal the show at Naeem Khan's runway show in New York this week.

Trinity Faith Moran took to the stage in a custom-made red, princess dress and though she stood a full foot smaller than everyone else on the stage, her beaming presence was enough to get her noticed. 

Thanks to the Make-a-Wish Foundation and Glam4Good, Trinity, who suffers from a rare form of cancer, became a bona-fide supermodel for a few hours. 

"A lot of people told me that I'm really pretty and that I should be a model sometime, so I decided to make it my wish," said Trinity to Teen Vogue. 

The two charities put the young girl in touch with top fashion stylist, Mary Alice Stephenson, who in turn got in touch with her good friend and fashion designer Naeem Khan. 

"We are in the throngs of making all these dresses, so when she came in, we decided it was perfect," said Naeem. 

"[The dress] has to be part of the collection, it has to be the same fabrics that we are using in the collection, so we just made it happen."

And did Trinity like her top designer gown? 

"I love it a lot, it's really pretty," she said. "I love the jewels that are on it."

Yas, jewels! Now there's a woman after our own heart.