Fashion Week being surprisingly off the beaten track is not a big big deal Most attendees or staff will mind, but it should. Since some venues are only accessible by stairs or narrow corridors, seating is often in the form of benches with no space for wheelchair users, and most invitations do not reveal these details, the performances are undoubtedly capable and exclusive of. Of course, these clothes tend to follow suit, as fashion models (with a few notable exceptions) wear their .
But this morning, in a ground floor space on Fifth Avenue, the Lab (OSL) with Spinal Muscle provided by biotech company Genentech and open-ended Aritzia The Atrophy (SMA) community has come together to create Double Take
“When people see disabled people for the first time, they have these automatic assumptions about them,” said Sawsan, a participant in the show Zakaria, who has SMA, said a few days before the event. “It was the first shoot, the second was when we walked the runway and we looked stylish and looked great in clothes where you couldn’t really tell the fit, and that’s where we wanted to start. It represented people with disabilities. You can be fashionable, and you can show your personality through fashion.”