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Fashion website introduces clothes for the differently abled

ASOS, in collaboration with para-athlete Chloe Ball-Hopkins, has come up with a jumpsuit especially made for people in wheelchairs

Sreyashi Mazumdar @Sreyashi27 6 July 2018, 2:24 PM
Fashion becomes more accessible now (Image for representative purpose only)

Fashion becomes more accessible now (Image for representative purpose only) Image: Thinkstock

If shopping for the perfect size is a hassle for you, you can imagine how hard the differently-abled people have it.

Have you ever come across a section at a fashion retail shop or on online shopping platforms especially meant for disabled people? We haven't, at least.

But seems like British online retailer ASOS is all set to bring in a change and make fashion more accessible. It has introduced a new range of clothes for differently-abled people.

The company has collaborated with para-athlete Chloe Ball-Hopkins to design a tie-dye jumpsuit that has been specially modified to be wheelchair-friendly.

Hopkins shared the good news on Twitter with a post that read, "So over the last several months I have been working with @ASOS to create a fashionable, yet practical waterproof all in one! Not just for people like me in a chair but for anyone. It's about making fashion accessible! So what should be next?!"

ASOS's move has been lauded by Tweeple.

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