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America's Next Tot Model: Sophia, Age 4, Is the Muse Behind Milly Minis

Sophia held by Michelle Smith Photo credit: Getty Images
Sophia held by Michelle Smith Photo credit: Getty Images

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Meet Sophia: She's blonde, glamorous, and is the latest soon-to-be-legendary-one-named model. Sure, there have been models who have inspired designer looks and even whole collections, but the stunning Sophia is the muse for an entire line. She's the inspiration behind Milly Minis—Milly clothing designed for stylish little girls ages two to seven.

The four year old fashionsta has walked (well, been carried) on more runways than some models twice her age. She always puts in a brief appearance with her mother, designer Michelle Smith, at the end of each Milly Fashion Week show.

We recently learned that Sophia is not only the inspiration behind the Milly Minis line, but she's also one of its e-commerce models. And who says all models have attitude? Sophia generously shares her e-commerce spotlight with a select group of her young model pals. Behind the scenes, the dedicated Sophia even acts as a fit model for the line.

Word on the street is that Sophia is one of the industry's better behaved models. We have yet to hear even one story about her throwing a cell phone or peas at an assistant. Rumor has it, however, that she loves playing dress up in her mom's designs, and has been known to occasionally parade around the Milly offices in Michelle's shoes. Insiders say she's surprisingly good at walking in stilettos.
· Milly Minis [Official Site]