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Disabled models take to catwalk in wheelchairs for NYFW

British personal trainer Jack Eyers became the first male amputee model to strut his stuff on the catwalk in the show; he had his leg amputated aged 16

These Models With Disabilities Featured In An Inspiring New York Fashion Week Show

The show was praised for its inclusion of disabled people, especially for an industry that is often criticised for its lack of diversity.

Canadian couple design ‘wearable art’ for artificial limbs

Brilliant and bejeweled prostheses designed to stand out instead of blend in

While many prosthetic limbs are either purely functional, or designed to somewhat resemble the limbs they replace, the prostheses designed by Sophie de Oliveira Barata for her Alternative Limb Project celebrate their artificial nature.For some, creating a novel limb was a very personal way for them to take back their bodies and feel comfortable their own skin (and absence of skin). For others, these limbs are a fashion choice, simply another form of self-expression that happens to be…

Retro futuristic leg for Viktoria Modesta designed and made by Sophie de Oliveira and James fitted at Proactive Prosthetics photographed by Nadav Kander and Omkaar Kotedia- Alternative Limb Project

VIKTORIA MODESTA in this weeks GRAZIA Magazine Styling - Alexis Knox Shoes - Natacha Marro Leg - The Alternative Limb Project

Schönheit neu definiert

Bewegend und einfach wunderschön: Diese Frauen beeindrucken uns mit ihrer einzigartigen Schönheit - trotz körperlicher Behinderung:

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