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During Paris Fashion Week 2019, 23 to 29 September, Kanner Wonsch granted the biggest wish of Nina, 18 years old, suffering from leukemia. She had the opportunity to enjoy an exceptional week, full of surprises.

Nina has always been passionate about the world of fashion and everything that it entails, to the point that she dreams of working in the industry. It was thanks to Condé Nast that Kanner Wonsch was able to offer invitations for some of the biggest fashion shows of the week, including Christian Dior's and Nina Ricci’s famous shows. Accompanied by her mother and sister, whom she rarely sees, Nina was able to discover all the new collections of her favourite brands while bathing in the glamorous atmosphere of the catwalk.

It all started in Luxembourg before the big departure, when Kanner Wonsch organised a dress fitting with "Robe Parfaite" to make sure that Nina attended in style. Many thanks to Kasia Retka from "Robe Parfaite" for her generosity.

Then, it was off for a week immersed into the world of fashion, accompanied by her mother, with 2 round-trip tickets in 1st class generously donated by CFL, to the French capital.

As soon as they arrived at the hotel, the staff of the Novotel Les Halles could not do enough for Nina and her mother. The week started with the Dior show, during which Nina told us she tried to come across as calm and serene as she bubbled with excitement inside. She was amazed to be only a few steps away from celebrities that she usually only saw on television.

In the middle of the week, Nina spent a day at the famous Vogue magazine offices to get a closer look at the different professions at a fashion magazine, giving her further insight into her future dream job. She was surprised to see the availability and kindness of people who took time to explain how photo shoots, the website and many other aspects of the profession are organised. Despite the constant pressure and pace the editorial team works with, this experience only reinforced Nina's decision to work in this field.

And because fashion is not only "fashion shows and magazines", Nina also had the opportunity to attend the recording of a masterclass led by a well-known chef on the roof of Galeries Lafayette.
Finally, to wrap up her glamorous week, Nina went to the Ritz to attend a show of up-and-coming South American designers. She returned home on Sunday evening, full of memories, having experience an intense week, rich in emotions.

As an exciting addition, thanks to Kanner Wonsch volunteers, Nina had the opportunity to write an article on her adventure for the December edition of Janette Magazine. Do not miss this article, which promises to be the first of a very exciting career.
We would like to thank the following people, without whom we could not have granted Nina's greatest wish.
Wish Granters - Holly, Ruth, Nadya, Jonathan, Marcel, Elodie.

Wish helpers Condé Nast Paris, Robe Parfaite, CFL, Novotel Les Halles, Janette Magazine.


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