polo men ‘Pan’ star Levi Miller struts runway in Polo Ralph Lauren show to promote literacy
NEW YORK How do you get a bunch of pint size models to halt and turn at the end of a fashion runway?
With a tiny stop sign, of course.
Polo Ralph Lauren planted a staff person with the helpful placard mounted on a stick at the end of its walk Wednesday night at the Central Park Zoo for a children’s show featuring 11 year old Levi Miller, the star of the upcoming film “Pan.”
He was joined by more than two dozen other kid models, including some too young to read but clearly old enough to get the whole stop sign thing.
And there were plenty of tiny fashionistas on the front row as well. The fashion crowd was invited to bring along little ones,
who feasted on bites of food served by guys in pirate hats before taking their seats. After, Miller fed the zoo’s sea lions as Polo turned their tank area into a Neverland like playscape complete with flowering stilt walkers.
Miller said in a post show interview he did some of his own stunts as the mischievous Peter, who one magical night is whisked off to Neverland from the bleak London orphanage where he lived. The cherubic Miller, a blue eyed Australian,
said he read the Barrie book when he was 10 and “loved it.”