Nepo babies – it’s a hot topic. Not to mention a controversial one. The term refers to the offspring of celebrities or industry insiders who automatically help their kids get ‘a leg up’ upon starting their careers. While there has been much debate concerning the even-handedness of the existence of nepo babies primarily in Hollywood, there have been many nepo babies permeating the fashion sphere. And dare we say, it’s not always such a bad thing.
Stella McCartney, daughter of Sir Paul McCartney has used her platform to promote a more ethical approach to fashion design. Lila Moss, daughter of supermodel Kate Moss, advocated awareness for diabetes, previously posing with her diabetes monitor for a 2022 Fendi campaign. Ella Emhoff is taking a leaf out of her stepmother Kamala Harris’ book, showing that there is a place for politics in fashion. You get the picture.
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The fact remains that celebrity children always spark intrigue, regardless of meritocracy status. So, whatever your beliefs on the subject, we’ve prepared a list of hyped-up nepo babies ruling the runway. Read on to discover more…
Daughter of actors Jude Law and Sadie Frost, Iris Law has become a regular on the runway in recent seasons. The 22-year-old walked for Daniel Lee’s Burberry debut during London Fashion Week having become a poster girl for the luxury British brand. In the past year, the star, who has also dipped her toe into the world of acting having starred in Danny Boyle’s docuseries Pistol as Soo Catwoman, modelled for Versace’s recent Pour Femme fragrance campaign, closed the Alexandre Vauthier’s Autumn/Winter 2023 show, partner with Jimmy Choo for the label’s Party With Jimmy Choo campaign and graced the cover of Vogue