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We are engaging in a new era of fashion. Not in the way we look for brand new designs or patterns, but instead in the people who wear what we create. Fashion has it’s name as exclusive, somewhat like the popular clique in High School. The non-typical body and ability type was forced to look onward downtrodden. They were destined to never have a place in the haute couture field.
This belief is now coming to an end. Liz Jackson has decided to take the world of fashion in her own hands. Diagnosed with Idiopathic Neuropathy, she’s created a movement to include the design of canes that no longer cause embarrassment for the people who have to use them. The New Yorker reported that Liz’s quest is not the only one in motion. Wheelchair design is taking the world by storm as well as covers for prosthetic legs that allow amputees to show their metal. At the New York Fashion Week, various models with all kinds of body styles were strutting down the catwalk with confidence. What was previously seen as a podium to look up to is now transforming into an inclusive place for creativity and expression which is what fashion was founded on, conveys spokesman Ricardo Guimarães BMG (youtube.com).
Living with a disability is nothing to become ashamed of. The new trendy developments will now lend a hand to making everyone feel in style and on top of the world.