Little stars leave big impression on NBA All-Star Weekend: 2019 Rookie USA Show Brings Out the Most Stylish Kids + A-List Parents in Charlotte's Largest All-Star Fashion Event

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The Rookie USA fashion show, presented by Haddad Brands and sponsored by Charlotte-based Belk, Inc., took the Queen City by storm during NBA All-Star Weekend; showcasing the world's most fashionable kids and clothing lines. 

The show showcased the latest looks from top international brands, Levi's®, Converse, Jordan, Hurley and Nike. 

The star-studded audience included celebrity attendees Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul, Diddy's children, Adrienne Houghton, Dascha Polanco, Kurt Coleman, Fabolous, Brian Quick, Carlos Beltran, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Desmond Howard, Emmanuel Sanders, Carl Banks Don C. and more. 

Social media influencers including Dear Giana, The McClure Twins, Anais and Mirabelle Lee, Hails World and child actors Darby Camp, Jakari Fraser and Trinitee Stokes also rocked the runway this season.

Charlotte's very own Mayor Vi Lyles, R&B sensation, Anthony Hamilton and Carolina Panthers Greg Olsen, Kyle Love, Captain Munnerlyn and former teammates Steve Smith, Charles Johnson and Thomas Davis also had their families in the show. 

The Charlotte Hornets' Little Stingers and kid DJ Chase Dawson performed.

Belk's sponsorship made it possible for 20 Charlotte Boys & Girls Club students to attend the show while two lucky kids, Tyler Dean and Jordyn Stevenson, walked the runway.

Hosted by Charlotte Hornets' President Fred Whitfield and former NBA player Dominique Wilkins at Founders Hall in Charlotte, the private fashion show benefitted Khaled's WE THE BEST Foundation and Tiki Barber and Dominique Wilkin's Kulture City.

CELEBRITY KIDS ON THE RUNWAY:
Aaron, Nolan, Princeton, sons of Anthony Hamilton
Aloni and Hamiley, children of former NBA Player Gilbert Arenas and TV Personality Laura Govan
Aryam, son of "Orange is the New Black" actress Dascha Polanco
Ashad, son of DJ Khaled
Atticus, Harper, Saint, children of former NFL player Travares Tillman
Boston, son of retired Baltimore Ravens and former Carolina Panther Steve Smith
Champ and Eden, children of Captain Munnerlyn
Chance, D'Lila, Jessie, daughters of Diddy Combs
Chris and Camryn, children of Houston Rockets' Chris Paul
Darby Camp, child actress from "Christmas Chronicles" and "Big Little Lies"
Deuce, son of Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum
Dhamir and Desmond Howard, sons of former NFL player Desmond Howard
Digital Influencer, Hails from Hails World Instagram
Don Jr. and Luke, sons of designer and influencer Don C.
Giana, 9 year-old Artist, designer, and influencer from Dear Giana
Hayden Raye Stewart, daughter of Denver Broncos' Darian Stewart
Ivana, Kiara, and Evan Carlos, children of former MLB player Carlos Beltran
Jakari Fraser, child actor from Ben is Back
Kennedy, daughter of retired NFL player Victor Cruz
Kyla and Karrah, daughters of New Orleans Saint Kurt Coleman
Jet and Beau, nieces of singer/talk show host Adrienne Houghton
Johan and Jonas, sons of rapper Fabolous
Jordynn, Jurzie & Jagger Cromartie, children of former NFL player Antonio Cromartie
McClure Twins, social media influencers
Myles, son of Memphis Grizzlies' Mike Conley
Noah, son of Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook
PJ Rose, son of NBA star Derrick Rose
Princeton Sanders, son of Denver Bronco Emmanuel Sanders
Skyy, Denim, Thomas Jr., Mattie, children of former Carolina Panther Thomas Davis
Tate, Talbot and T.J., children of Carolina Panther Greg Olsen
Trinitee Stokes, child actress from Disney's K.C. Undercover

ABOUT BELK:
Belk, Inc., a private department store company based in Charlotte, N.C., is where Southern customers shop for their Saturday night outfit, the perfect Sunday dress, and where family and community matter most. But Belk is more than shopping – it's where you find your own unique way to express who you are. It's where Southern style lives. Shop Belk in 16 Southern states and www.belk.com to find an assortment of national brands and private-label fashion, shoes and accessories.

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