Babies and young children aren’t only making an appearance on the FROW at this season’s various fashion shows, they’re now gracing the catwalk, too.
At this weekend’s Dolce&Gabbana show at Milan Fashion Week, pregnant model Bianca Balta got a round of applause as she walked the runway with her baby bump.
The model, who looked to be well into her third trimester, wasn’t the only maternal touch brought to the show. Some 11 women and their children had their chance to walk for the high-end label, too.
Children aged from a few months old to around the age of five took to the catwalk with their model mums, wearing the label's new kidswear range.
The design duo behind the brand decided to include the family aspect as an early Mother’s Day present to women.
They're dedicating next season’s entire men’s and women’s collections to mums to allow “fashion to be seen as an extension of where one comes from,” the show’s notes stated.
As part of their designs, the brand’s founders Domenico Dolce and