A model has died after collapsing on the catwalk at Sao Paulo’s Fashion Week.
A statement from organisers said Tales Soares took ill Saturday while in a parade of fashion brand Ocksa, the Associated Press reports.
A medical team attended to him on the catwalk and Soares was later taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.The statement did not provide more details.
Daily Folha de S Paulo reported that Soares tripped on his shoelace and fell.According to the paper, people in the crowd initially thought his fall was part of a performance.
A photo in the newspaper showed the model lying face down on the catwalk while paramedics attended to him.The paper reported Soares was 26 years old.