Madonna's not so mini me: Statuesque Lourdes catches up to dad Carlos… as they stroll in New York



13:11 GMT, 10 September 2012

She's often been compared to her pop superstar mother for mimicking the material girl's style, but now Lourdes Leon has really started to grow up – in more ways than one.

The fashionable 15-year-old took to the streets of Soho with her father Carlos yesterday (Sunday), walking toe-to-toe with him as she proved that she almost matches the personal trainer in height.

Carlos Leon and daughter Lourdes

Stroll: Lourdes and her father Carlos Leon wandered around Soho in New York City

Material girl: Lourdes channels her mother as she waits for a taxi in New York City


All grown up: Lourdes looks older than her 15 years as she waits for a cab in NYC

spent the day with her father, taking a leisurely stroll in Manhattan
before attending the Zac Posen fashion show in the evening.

Lourdes wore a fitted white T-shirt with
cut off denim shorts, emblazoned with the cross – which Madonna has
used in her imagery for many years.

She completed the outfit with simple black trainers and a studded leather bag, which she then wore again later that evening.

Despite wearing large cat eyes sunglasses in the hot New York sun, the family resemblance to Madonna clearly shone through.

Carlos Leon and daughter Lourdes

Waiting: Lourdes waits patiently as her father flags down a taxi

As she strutted through the streets of Manhattan, Lourdes oozed attitude and looked older than her 15 years.

Leon, who famously dated Madonna between 1994 and 1998, works as a
personal trainer and has previously acted in US legal drama Law and

Lourdes and Kelly Osbourne

Fashion friends: Lourdes met up with Kelly Osbourne to attend the Zac Posen show at New York Fashion Week

He hailed a cab for the two of them before Lourdes presumably began getting ready for her evening out on the town.

Later on that night, Lourdes was pictured with pal Kelly Osbourne, as the pair attended the Zac Posen show at New York Fashion Week.

The resemblance between mother and daughter has always been quite striking – Lourdes even caused controversy recently after she dressed up in homage to her mother, wearing a cone bra.

Madonna in 1985

Style Icon: Madonna performs at Madison Square Garden in 1985