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Adaptive fashion for people with disability showcased in Australian first

Adaptive fashion for people with disability showcased in Australian first

May 17, 2022

The history-making show featured 10 models with disability from across Australia, including disability advocate Lisa Cox, actor and disability advocate Chloe Hayden and Queensland Australian of the Year 2021, Dr Dinesh Palipana, who said the experience of taking part in the adaptive runway was "indescribable".
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Here’s what it was like to be in Fashion Week’s first adaptive show

Here’s what it was like to be in Fashion Week’s first adaptive show

May 17, 2022

‘Unexpected’, ‘unbelievable’ and ‘unreal’ were all words I heard to describe the Adaptive Clothing Collective at this year’s Afterpay Australian Fashion Week (AAFW). It was clear that founder Jessie Sadler and lead designer Carol Taylor had achieved one of the things they set out to do with this new collection for Australia’s first inclusive fashion label, Christina Stephens: to dispel the myth that clothing adapted for people with disabilities could not be fashionable, stylish, glamorous, luxurious and even a little sexy. (Inside Retail)
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Adaptive Clothing Collective runway makes an emotive case for universal design

Adaptive Clothing Collective runway makes an emotive case for universal design

May 17, 2022

Awash with innovative, inclusive designs and bold colours, JAM and Christina Stephens’ collections make clear people with disability deserve to be seen and have their needs met. (Harpers Bazaar)
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