Thanks to the rise of social media and the increase attention to reality TV, people are increasingly fascinated with children whose parents are celebrities always gracing the cover of magazines and breaking the internet. Parents want to emulate the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Victoria Beckham by buying same clothes for their children. Today, many high end clothing labels carry a junior range collection. Other than that luxury brand are popularizing the trend of including kids in their campaigns even when the product isn’t necessarily targeted for kids. Routinely fought over by main street retailers and haute couture here are the top pint-sized models.
The mop-haired cutie is signed to Ford Models alongside his dad, Brad Koenig. Hudson has ties to Karl Lagerfeld who is none other than the Chanel boss. Mr. Lagerfeld in also Hudson’s godfather. Hudson has graced the runway alongside top industry model such Joan Small, an international cover girl. Hudson has appeared on top campaigns with Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel and Fendi including photo spreads in the Pirelli Calendar, W magazine and Harper’s Bazaar.
Urged by a neighbor to send his photographs to a modelling agency, Julian hasn’t stopped working since he signed with Product Model Management. He appeared as the only child in a 12 page editorial alongside Elsa Sylvan, Svea Berlie and Irina Kulikova for Elle September issue in 2013. Some of the biggest campaigns Julian has appeared on include Toys R Us, Roberto Cavalli Kids, Euroclub Kids, Vogue Bambini and Hanna Andersson.
Baylor and Hudson Cryder
Coming from a family of models, the other two Cryder sibling are renowned models working only in and around New York City. Baylor and Hudson Cryder are signed to New York Model Management. Baylor and Hudson have appeared on top campaigns with Sperry, Joe Fresh, Carter’s, J.Crew, Gap, Ralph Lauren Children and Oscar de la Renta Kids.
Emilie and Alexandra Su
This sister modelling duo are also keen ballerinas. Both Emilie and Alexandra are accomplished ballet dancers. Emilie starred in a Manhattan Youth Ballet’s twist on The Knickerbocker Suite, a classic ballet and Alexandra appeared in New York City Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. The Su sisters are signed with Wilhelmina Kids and they have be features in top campaigns by H&M, Target, Uniqlo, Saks Fith Avenue, Gilt.com, Marithé + François Girbaud, Girl Scouts, GlaxoSmithKline, Gilt.com, Nickelodeon commercials and petitePARADE runway shows. Due to their Pan-Asian looks the girls are popular advertisers appearing on giant billboards across the Asian continent especially in Japan and Korea. Emilie has a long standing contract with GlaxoSmithKline whose parent company is Panadol due to contractual obligations common for pharmaceutical and electronic companies that extends over a fixed period.
Lily Chee works under Wilhelmina Kids agency. She was approached by a model scout while shopping with her dad. Lily is considered as being ethnically ambiguous because of her descent with a Caucasian mum and a dad with Malaysian roots. Her look gives her a universal appeal. Lily has appeared in top campaigns with Ralph Lauren, Levi’s, Kohls, Velveteen, Nike, Bonnie Young and Famous Footwear.