From rugby shorts to New York Fashion Week


Meet 20 year-old Makeda Soper-Wirangi, from Opotiki, she's taken the fashion world by storm after being discovered wearing a pair of rugby shorts!

Keda ditched her Chuck Taylors for a pair of stilettos and is set to featur in four runway shows at New York Fashion Week, including with V Files, A Detacher, Gypsy Sport and Libertine.

Story caught up with the young model to get the low down on what happened.