A Unique Fashion Show for the physically disabled, mentally challenged, hearing impaired and visually impaired individuals in Ahmedabad organized twice in Gujarat and the first of its kind in Ahmedabad and Vadodara The event was an eye opener as it celebrates the spirit of the people facing different disabilities/challenges . The event focused on accessibility and fashion and attracted people from all walks of life. The event had been welcomed by the fashion designers and also the models that face challenges in everyday life and participation and response was massive
Our objective of this fashion show was to promote awareness on disability issues and the fundamental rights of persons with disabilities and to bring the differently abled community under a platform for a common purpose, to share dreams, hopes & aspirations & encourage them to live their dreams. We wanted the world to know the difficulties faced by individuals that are differently abled. We wanted to give differently able an opportunity to Equality and Inclusion and create a niche for them and walk with their heads held high.
This Fashion show was an initiative, conceived for those whose vision runs beyond the skin, shaky walks & blank towards sound. It’s an initiative to discover talent beyond intelligence of an individual in the field of fashion & clothing. This fashion show also gave chance to designers to show their creativity for a cause.
Aarambh a unique fashion show brought together 80 Designers together for a cause in introducing accessibility in fashion. 80 contestants graced the ramp in fashionable apparel They consisted of hearing impaired, intellectually challenged, physically challenged and cerebral palsy, arm amputee individuals, dwarf ect. The viewers were mesmerized that the shows were equivalent to international standards and did not let the physical ailments get in the way of making a bold political and impressive fashion statement.