Quvenzhané Wallis Named Face of Armani Junior

Quvenzhané Wallis

Quvenzhané Wallis Named Face of Armani Junior

The young actress takes the fashion world by storm.

Published May 22, 2014

After appearing in the Oscar-nominated films Beasts of the Southern Wild and 12 Years a Slave, actress Quvenzhané Wallis is now taking on the fashion world in her newest role as the face of Giorgio Armani’s kids' line, Armani Junior.

Donning a satin suit and posing with an adorable pup draped across her shoulder, the 10-year-old is as charming as ever in the ad spot introducing the partnership. She now becomes the first major child star to front a luxury brand.

Thrilled about the opportunity, Wallis tells The Hollywood Reporter, "I'm so happy to be chosen by Mr. Armani to be his ambassador for Armani Junior. I felt the same excitement when I got cast for a major film. Me? Wow! I was honored to wear his custom gown to the [2013] Oscars. It made me feel like a princess."

"It's fun to wear Armani Junior since I really like the clothes. It's young. It's cool." The pint-size starlet adds sweetly, "My friends are going to want to borrow all my clothes."

Isn’t she a doll? Aside from her new modeling gig, you can next catch Wallis starring on the big screen in the remake of Annie this December.

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(Photo: Courtesy of Armani)

Written by Britt Middleton


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