Cut of garment can offer trendiness while not compromising comfort for a wheelchair user.
Article from CBC News
Anita Kaiser liked being in the fashion industry, but as a model with a disability, she was finding there wasn’t much work.
There also weren’t many clothes that took the needs of people using wheelchairs into account.
“For a long time, people with disabilities were trapped into buying clothes that didn’t really work for them,” says Kaiser.
But some designers are starting to recognize this is an underserved market and the Toronto model welcomes the potential it holds for people with disabilities.
“Now they have this opportunity to buy clothes that make them feel great and look great and it really adds to feelings of self-confidence and self-worth.”
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