A sister duo aged three and five are taking Australian Fashion Week by storm with their adorable outfits and incredible front row style.
Mia, 5, and Tatiana Escalante, 3, stole the show at the Next Gen fashion parade in Sydney on Tuesday, when they arrived at Carriageworks in coordinating outfits and slicked-back buns.
Dressed in puffer jackets, tracksuits and tiny sneakers, the pair looked every inch the influencers as they posed for photos and drew attention away from more seasoned Fashion Week veterans.
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A sister duo aged three and five are taking Australian Fashion Week by storm with their adorable outfits and incredible front row style (pictured at the ghd pop-up)
Mia, 5, Tatiana Escalante, 3 (pictured), have been impressing the style set at Australian Fashion Week 2021 in Sydney
The girls, from Sydney, were the AFW guests of luxury haircare brand ghd, who they have been filming content for on social media.
‘Ready to take on Australian Fashion Week 2021 with ghd,’ the sisters captioned a post on Tuesday.
Mia and Tatiana have a combined following of 179,000 on Instagram, where they share almost-daily photos of their outfits that often feature Gucci sneakers, Burberry T-shirts and Culture Kings tracksuits.
Their Instagram feed is a mix of high-end designer collaborations and looks from more affordable retailers like The Iconic and Fashion Nova.
The pair’s fashion career started 18 months ago when their mother Nga set up an Instagram account for them, after launching a kids’ clothing brand under her daughters’ names.
It wasn’t long before the girls became social media stars and were recruited by brands to wear their clothes.
Mia and Tatiana have an incredible combined 179,000 followers on Instagram (pictured), after their mother set up their profile 18 months ago
They share almost-daily photos of their outfits including Gucci sneakers, Burberry T-shirts and Culture Kings tracksuits (pictured)
The pair stole the show at the the Next Gen fashion parade and ghd pop up in Carriageworks (pictured), where photographers were keen to take their photos
‘The girls’ were modelling some T-shirts for a small brand I created,’ Nga told Daily Mail Australia.
‘They had so much fun dressing up for the photo shoots and spending time together bonding. At the same time, our followers really loved how they were styled and it just took off from there.’
Nga said she started posting more regular content in July 2020, focusing on ‘matching sister outfits’ which instantly attracted a wider audience.
‘At that time we had around 7,000 followers, then a few of our photos and reels went viral and that increased,’ she said.
Now, the pair are able to charge for appearances and collaborations.
Now, the pair (pictured) are able to charge for appearances and collaborations, but their mum Nga would not say how much they are able to charge for a post
Nga said brands reach out to them, never the other way round.
She said coordinating tracksuits have quickly become Mia and Tati’s signature look, while sleek ponytails, top knots or pigtails with hats are their trademark hairstyles.
‘They love wearing anything that’s comfortable where they can run and play around in,’ she added.
Their parents would not comment on how much the girls earn per post, and said they are not under pressure to continue modelling or working in the public sphere when they are older.
‘It really comes down to what they want to do when they grow up,’ Nga said.
‘We are not pressuring them into anything.’
Their mother Nga said they are not under any pressure to do anything with their lives when they are older (Mia and Tatiana pictured)
While they are too young to understand that they are already ‘Instagram famous’, Nga said shooting in front of the camera has ‘certainly helped’ to build their confidence.
She avoids posting personal photos online to protect her girls and ensure their feed remains a positive space.
‘We don’t post much of our personal life on the page,’ she said.
‘It focuses primarily on the girls’ fashion and the way we style clothing that can inspire other kids and families.’
To see more of Mia and Tati’s looks, visit their Instagram here.