Fashion Designer Creates New Line For People With Physical Disabilities

October 04, 2018 - 1:04 pm

By Meredith Ganzman

A new line of clothing is broadening fashion choices for the nearly 40 million people in the country living with physical disabilities, according to the Pew Research Center.

IZ Adaptive features what line designer Izzy Camilleri describes as “timeless classics.”  There’s a shearling cape, jeggings and a navy pea coat all fashioned for people with limited dexterity.

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So instead of buttons, shirts and coats have magnetic fasteners. Zipper pull tabs are made extra-long. Pants are cut with adjustable rises, and coats have more length in the front rather than in the back for people in wheelchairs.

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Camilleri says she would hate to not have attractive clothing just because of a disability. And with her new line, she is making sure inclusion is always in style.

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