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Quevenzhané Wallis Is The New Face Of Armani Junior

Kathy Zerbib |
May 22, 2014 | 2:41 p.m. PDT

Senior Entertainment Editor

Quevenzhané Wallis is taking her talents to the fashion industry (Armani Junior).
Quevenzhané Wallis is taking her talents to the fashion industry (Armani Junior).
Wallis may be only ten years old, but this little girl is on the rise as a young starlet.

The "Beasts of the Southern Wild" actress shocked everyone when she earned a nomination for an Academy Award back in 2013. Now, she's the new face of Armani Junior.

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The actress' first ad shows her in a tailored satin suit, complete with a cute puppy on her shoulder.

Giorgio Armani specifically chose her to feature his children's line.

"Quevenzhané is so talented, despite her young age," the designer told The Hollywood Reporter. "Her kindness, curiosity and openness towards others really struck me, as they are all traits I admire."

Quevenzhané is ecstatic over her new title.

"I'm so happy to be chosen by Mr. Armani to be his ambassador for Armani Junior," she said. "I felt the same excitement when I got cast for a major film. Me? Wow!"

This is not Quevenzhané's first time rocking Giorgio Armani's designs. She sported a navy tulle Armani gown and shawl to the Academy Awards. 

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