5 Year Old Duda Bundchen Launches Fashion Line
Brazil- Sao Paulo | Apr 17 2012 | (01:04:51 - EDT)
Gisele Bundchen has some younger competition in the family. Niece Duda Bundchen isn’t just a model, she's also launching her own clothing line. How much younger is Duda? She’s just five.
The little Bundchen is launching a line of children’s fashions in partnership with Brazilian kids’ line Brandili Mundi, reports Forbes. Duda started out at the company as a model but it became clear to the company that the tot was more than just a mini-mannequin. Every item for the Duda Bundchen For Brandili Mundi line was approved by the dimunitive designer.
“She told us about her preferences on prints, cuts and details, and based on the briefing we received from her we came up with a collaborative collection,” said Germano Costa, the commercial and marketing director of Brandili Textil, the parent company to Brandili Mundi. “The pieces were all approved by Duda, whose romantic inspiration will no doubt catch girls’ eyes.”
The collection was designed and produced with eco-friendly materials. Her supermodel aunt Gisele is no slouch in the entrepreneureal department. The 31 year-old Amazon has her own line of skin care products and runs a foundation to benefit girls in need.
Forbes ranked her — for the fifth consecutive time — the world’s top-earning model, who earned an estimated $45 million in 2011.
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