10-year-old responds to bullies with plus-size fashion line

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Photos taken from Ufele's Instagram account. © 2016 Cox Media Group.
Photos taken from Ufele's Instagram account. "bullychasers".

A 10-year-old girl is standing up against bullies from her school -- by designing her own plus size fashion line.

She hopes to empower other students as well, posting her designs and words of encouragement to her Instagram account, "bullychasers".

Eqypt “Ify” Ufele's clothes line, Chubiiline, emphasizes African culture in the American fashion industry.

All of her designs are meant to do so in a size-inclusive way, she says.

Many of her clothes feature bright colors and bold patterns.

She debuted her clothes at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) earlier this month, becoming the first child designer to dress plus-size models at NYFW.

“Being a CEO is a lot of work,” she writes in one of her Instagram posts. “I am in a lot of adult meetings. But I take notes and keep my vision.”

 

God is kicking doors open for me. #bbulluchaser #chubiiline

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