High fashion for women with disabilities
Models in wheelchairs, prosthetic legs and with limited vision confident on the catwalk in outfits from Ukrainian designers on the ground in Ukraine fashion show for women with disabilities Fashion Chance. The event kicked off on 25 July in Kiev club Dante Park.
All preparations began early in the morning. For 30 models hairdressers partner display MATRIX did hair style: curly hair, soft curls and high tails. Later models took into their own hands” master “Partner”, which made the girls excellent evening make-up: suggested black arrows, highlights cheekbones and beautifully emphasized the beauty of the lips.
Some designers right on the chairs was Dasavali, stroked or pin invisible their outfits.
On the stage was held a dress rehearsal. The young men in the theatre “Carnival”, gladly agreed to be helpers of the models, the music went with the girls on stage. The rehearsal was stopped by one of the organizers of the project Katerina Kirichenko, which is constantly repeated: “Not so! Do everything first. The music to this collection, please!”
Before the actual show, the President of Fashion Chance Irina Narizhnaya met the guests of the event. “The Muse of this project was my niece is 15-year-old girl with congenital cerebral palsy. Unfortunately, for health reasons, she was unable to take part in this project, but it inspired us to show that a woman even in a wheelchair can be beautiful and very attractive. And not only can, but should this be”, – says Irina Petrovna.
The event was supported by the winner and finalists of the project “Ukraine’s got talent” Elena Kovtun and group C. O. D., finalist of the “X-Factor Ukraine” Dmitry Scoffers. Ballet Art-group “J. A. M.” have done an amazing dance production with a model in a wheelchair Julia Kozlyuk, which opened a Fashion Chance. Dancers Vitaly Zagoruiko and Anna Olefirenko, Victoria Martynov and Roman Dmitry in their rooms demonstrated positive emotions, and the plastic arts movements.
Spring light dresses, elegant autumn coat, fabulous outfits, even swimwear and wedding dress designers have demonstrated: Irina Serbina, Victoria Karpenko, Amina Gasem, Anna Yakovenko, Olesya F., Tatyana Romanenko, Oksana Malyuk, Love and Sergey Kushnir Belozertsev. Designers Golda Vinogradsky, Natalie Henry, Diana Agayan, Artem Grishchenko and Viktor Viktorov not only presented a fashion collection, but also gave their outfits for the models.
At the end of the evening international exhibition of fur FUR EXPO Ukraine presented the designers gift certificates for participation in the screenings, which will take place on 18-21 October in the Sports Palace. Then, a festive lottery, in which the “favorites” fortune received prizes from partners of the event: MATRIX, Maybelline New York and Polaroid.
The organizers promise that this fashion show will become an annual event and will dial an international scale.