"It is time people realise Down's syndrome can be sexy."
Madeline Stuart from Brisbane, Australia made the global headlines. She is just 19-year-old and has become the only second down's syndrome model to walk in the New York Fashion Week.
She gives all the credits to her mother, Rosanne, who has supported to fulfill her modelling dreams.
Let's look at the glimpse of her catwalk at the NYFW.
.. the second model in the history of NYFW to walk with the disability.
..US label House of Byfield at the Art Hearts Fashion show. It is one of the most prestigious events.
..an orange, floor-length, one-shoulder gown with a patterned fabric which broke up the skirt. She accessorized it with a black bag and wedges.
Her mother, Rosanne made a statement,
"I think it is time people realised that people with Down's syndrome can be sexy and beautiful.
We will only continue doing this as long as Maddy is happy doing this.
It's only what makes Maddy happy that's important."
The event was packed with many celebrities and style icons including Molly Kate Bernard, Brooke Dulien, Kelly Osbourne and Bonang Matheba.
But it was Madeline, who was cynosure. She entertained the crowd and took a place among the A-list cast on the front row to watch the rest of the event.