Alex Schoener, 14, Emily Haygood, 13, and Mia Johnson, 16, are at their final fitting in Houston, preparing for a fashion show in New York City.

"I'm a little nervous to be honest," Johnson said.

The dresses they will be modeling in represent something more than what meets the eye. Each of these girls has a serious skin condition and each one of their dress patterns mirrors the image of what that girl's condition look like under a microscope.

"In second grade, I lost all my hair… But it all grew back. And then in – around seventh and eighth grade… I started losing even more hair. And that's when I think I got really scared," Schoener said.

Haygood has severe atopic dermatitis, more commonly known as eczema. "People would ask me, 'Is it contagious? Is it poison ivy?' And that just really lowered my self-confidence," she said.

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