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The Fashion Industry Is Becoming More Inclusive Of People With Disabilities And NYFW Is Proof

The fashion industry is becoming more inclusive of individuals with disabilities. While designers showcased their latest looks during New York Fashion Week from Feb. 11-19 , some of them made headlines for including models of different backgrounds in their shows. From Jamie Brewer , an actress, activist and model who has Down syndrome, to Jack Eyers, a male amputee model who participated in the FTL Moda show, this season included groundbreaking moments for people who have disabilities.

Read on for more an indepth look at how the fashion industry has become more inclusive. 

2/12/15 - Zendaya at the American Heart Association Go Red For Women Dress Collection 2015 Presented by Macy’s at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Red Carpet Arrivals.