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9-Year-Old Designer

Kaia Aragon, a 9-year-old living in Colorado, has taken TikTok by storm with her impressive sewing skills. One of Kaia’s 600,000 followers is iconic fashion designer Vera Wang. Upon seeing Kaia’s talent, Wang sent her a brand new sewing machine along with a note encouraging Kaia to pursue her fashion dreams. The youngster has her own line, called Kaia Rae Design, and makes her own skirts, tops, dresses, and everything in between. Kaia also uses repurposed items found in thrift stores to create new, eye-catching looks. Keep an eye out on TikTok to see her latest project: transforming a 1983 wedding dress into a trendy skirt.

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