The Esssential Daily Briefing: Spanish model with Down’s syndrome is toast of New York Fashion Week

Marian Avila, 21 , walked at New York Fashion Week for designer Talisha White

Model Marian Avila wears an outfit from the Talisha White 2019 spring collection on the red carpet during Fashion Week Saturday Sept 8 2018 in New York Avila a 21-year-old Spanish model with Down syndrome fulfilled her dream to walk at New York Fashion Week thanks to White the Atlanta designer she met through the magic of social media AP Photo Leanne Italie

A 21-year old with Down’s syndrome has modelled in New York Fashion Week as part of a show celebrating models facing challenges. Marian Avila, from Alicante, was contacted by designer Talisha White on Facebook after the designer was recommended her by another model. She wore two sparkling evening gowns in the show, accompanied by her parents and siblings…