Last week, the most stylish celebrity kids took over New York Fashion Week for the Rookie USA presents Kids Rock! Fashion Show.
Presented by Haddad Brands, the show featured the latest Fall 2016 styles for kids from top international brands Levi’s, Converse, Nike, Jordan, and Hurley.
Hosted by New York Yankees’ all-star pitcher CC Sabathia and his wife Amber, the show featured a standout performance by rising star Justine Skye.
A score of celebrity kid models conquered the catwalk, including Leah Still, Jagger, Jurzie and Jordynn Cromartie; Jaden, Cyia, Lil C, and Carter Sabathia; Jasmine and Jack Barker; Antonia, Gino and Joey Gorga; Ace, Carney and Rara Weatherford; Kennedy Cruz; Jet Bailon; Theo Mallis; Brooklyn Barber; Haven and Jayden Fielder.
A-listers turned out in droves to see their kids rock the runway. Top celebrities in the audience included platinum-selling singer Adrienne Bailon, and Real Housewives of New Jersey stars Teresa Giudice and Melissa and Joe Gorga. Among the other celebrities were top athletes including New York Jets player Antonio Cromartie, New York Yankees player Carlos Beltron, Houston Texans player Devon Still, New York Giants veteran Steve Weatherford and wife Laura, New York Giants player Victor Cruz and Elaina Watley, Philadelphia Eagles star Kevin Monangai, and Texas Rangers star Prince Fielder and wife Chanel; renowned actresses including Dascha Polanco, Clare Foley, and former Saturday Night Live star Molly Shannon; TV and radio hosts including Power 105 personality DJ Envy, New York radio host Angie Martinez, New York Live co-host Jackie Reid and NFL commentator and former New York Giant Carl Banks; Instagram stars including Tristin + Tyler, Skylar James, Hails World and London Scout; and well-known personalities including top photographer Nigel Barker; TV stars Tiki Barber & Traci Lynn Johnson; athlete Derek Jeter’s sister Sharlee Jeter; rapper Fabolous and wife Emily; singer Diddy’s sister Keisha Combs Dent; Jordan empire heir Marcus Jordan; top Roc Nation Sports executive Sean Pecas Costner; model Aiden Alexander; fashion icon Fern Mallis; and reality star Aviva Drescher.
Rookie USA is known for its support of charities that support children in need, and this year was no exception. The show benefitted CC Sabathia’s PitCCh In Foundation, a charity that helps inner city youth overcome the most challenging situations and achieve their goals. For more than seven years, the organization has used a combination of educational and athletic initiatives to help young children overcome obstacles and achieve their highest goals.