Calgary teen takes the runway at Paris Fashion Week

Covered in a glittering suit from head to toe, 17-year-old Nya Gatbel was shaking before she headed down the runway of her first international show at Milan Fashion Week in February.

“I can’t even describe how I felt in that moment,” she said. “I was so nervous when I walked around the corner – but then I did it, and it just kept on rolling after that.”

The Calgary teen set her roots down in the city when she was just a toddler, once her family fled Ethiopia as refugees in...

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