All grown up! Controversial French model, 16, who was infamously hailed as the 'most beautiful girl in the world' aged SIX, wows in animal print on the front row at Michael Kors' NYFW show

Mail Online | 9/13/2017 | Carly Stern For
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The little girl once labeled the 'most beautiful girl in the world' is finally old enough to join the fashion world as a grown-up.

Thylane Blondeau, a French model who stirred controversy after posing in a 'sexualized' shoot for Vogue Paris at age 10, is now 16 years old and scoring invitations to New York Fashion Week.

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On Wednesday, she even sat front row at the celebrity-packed Michael Kors show, where she wore a shimmering animal-print top and moss-green pants.

Thylane put on her best pouty face to pose for pictures at the event. She wore her ombre hair straight around her shoulders, and her dewy skin appeared to have been expertly made up with bronzer and blush.

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She sat beside BFF Gabriel-Kane Day Lewis and Camila Morrone in her front row seat, while other stars including Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, and Catherine Zeta-Jones sat nearby.

Thylane, who is the daughter of soccer star Patrick Blondeau, first made headlines as a little girl. When she was just four years old, she walked the runway for Jean Paul Gaultier.

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Then, when she was six, she covered Vogue Enfants — a supplement that ran in Vogue Paris and featured children's clothing. That's when the media began to call her the 'most beautiful girl in the world'.

In 2011 at age 10, she posed for an issue of Vogue Paris, in a series of images that some critics said sexualized the little girl. Now a teenager, she's signed with IMG, is a brand ambassador for L'Oréal, and has been named the face of a perfume by French designer Lolita Lempicka.

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She's also appeared in Dolce & Gabbana's Spring 2017 campaign alongside Zendaya, Lucky Blue Smith, and Presley Garber, and walked in the designer's Fall 2017 show earlier this year.

Though she didn't make it onto the Calvin Klein runway, she did have...
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