The fashion world is used to underage girls representing its brands: At fifteen, Gemma did Prada and Riley Keough did Dior, and whether Tanya D was fourteen or younger when she shot YSL is often discussed. So Versace's new teen face shouldn't be shocking - except that it's a sixteen year old boy. As pegged by Paris Vogue, their new poster child is Tuki Brando, the grandson of Marlon and the son of Tarita Cheyenne Brando, a former model who committed suicide when Tuki was five. He was raised in Tahiti by his grandmother, and lived there until recently, when he flew to Paris for a L'Uomo Vogue shoot with Bruce Weber. No doubt the new boy will be fun eye candy in magazines - but will he entice grown men to buy into the Versace brand? And isn't it odd that Versace's men's collections have gotten way more grown-up on the runways, thanks in large part to Cloak's Alexander Plohkov, only to be faced by someone born in the '90s?
The fashion world is used to underage girls representing its brands: At fifteen, Gemma did Prada and Riley Keough did Dior, and whether Tanya D wa