The son of late reality television star Jade Goody has made his runway debut at Milan Fashion Week Men’s.
On Saturday, 16-year-old Bobby Brazier shared a series of photographs on Instagram of himself walking the runway during Dolce & Gabbana’s show at Teatro Metropol in Milan.
“Six months ago I said give me three years I’ll be doing fashion week,” Brazier captioned the images.
“Thankyou @dolcegabbana ! Dream come true tonight, I’m buzzin ! [sic]”
In the photos, Brazier could be seen modelling pieces from the Italian fashion houses autumn/winter 2020 collection, including a corduroy blazer, matching suit trousers and a white shirt that featured an embroidered Dolce & Gabbana logo on its collar.
The young model also sported a pair of lace up black boots and carried a leather satchel.
Last year, it emerged that Brazier had signed to modelling agency Unsigned Group, which is best known for managing the careers of supermodels Helena Christensen and Eva Herzigova.In December, the teenager appeared in his first magazine spread for Male Model Scene in wearing a Balenciaga coat.
At the time, Brazier spoke about his future modelling aspirations and plans to dominate Fashion Week.
“Modelling has been great fun, I’m loving it: you get a chance to do something exciting,” he told the Daily Mail.
“I’m modelling alongside my apprenticeship; I’m not sure if it will be full time yet, we will have to see how it goes!”
He added: “‘I’m going to Paris and Milan with my agent Cesar in January – it’s going to be a great experience.”
Brazier was just six-years-old when his mother died from cervical cancer on Mother’s Day in 2009, while his younger brother, Freddie, was fiveThe cancer diagnosis of Goody, who shot to fame after finishing fourth on reality TV show Big Brother in 2002, shocked the nation and increased awareness on the importance of attending cervical screening appointments. The increase in smear test attendance came to be widely known as “The Jade Goody Effect”.
Shortly after Goody’s death, NHS data showed the number of women aged between 25 and 64 seeking advice rose by 12 per cent, with half a million more women than usual booking smear tests.Following her death, then prime minister Gordon Brown led tributes to Goody, praising her bravery and the way she raised awareness of cancer.
In a statement Brown said: “She was a courageous woman both in life and death and the whole country has admired her determination to provide a bright future for her children.”