Tommy Hilfiger Launched A Clothing Line For the Differently-Abled Kids

Tommy Hilfiger Launched A Clothing Line For the Differently-Abled Kids
Retail

Adaptive clothing gets a fashionable makeover thanks to Runway of Dreams

Weronika Jurkiewicz
  • 12 april 2016

When her son Oliver—who has a rare case of muscular dystrophy—told Mindy Sheier that he wanted to wear jeans to school just like other kids, she was faced with a dilemma. She could either let him go to school in trousers that he wouldn’t be able to unzip himself and that wouldn’t fit his leg braces, or, she could tell him that he could not dress like his friends. Sheier, who is a fashion designer and has worked for brands like Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdale’s, chose a different solution. She decided to adapt the pair of jeans to her son’s needs.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.