Pasadena, CA (KABC) — Misty Diaz said she works as a model and has a closet full of clothes she can’t wear. bottom. Now she wears clothes that fit her disability.
“I’ve learned to be my true self,” Diaz said. “I can show who I am. It’s like being loud and bright and shining.”
The co-founders of Sewn Adaptive, who both have design and fashion backgrounds, recognized a real need for tailoring and design for people with disabilities after working on fashion shows together.
“Our world just flipped upside down,” said Alexander Andronescu, co-founder of Sewn Adaptive. We were talking to each other every day, ‘Ling, how are we going to find a way to do Sewn Adaptive full time?
“We had no idea how much the fashion industry had ignored this demographic,” Lynn Brannery said.
What started as an Instagram post to provide tips for home seamstresses has evolved into a brick-and-mortar store, where the co-founders focused specifically on work for people with disabilities. It has become the first adaptive tailor and remodeling shop in the world.
“I’ve had so many surgeries on my back and this is not just Misty’s problem.” I was able to provide
“There’s no reason why we shouldn’t all be confident,” said Brannery. “There’s no reason why we shouldn’t all be trendy. That’s our mission.”
“We are trying to find a parallel universe that has existed next to us for a long time,” Andronescu said. “
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