At O’More Fashion Show, Kids with Down Syndrome are the Supermodels

At O’More Fashion Show, Kids with Down Syndrome are the Supermodels

“During the Spring semester, Chair of Fashion Jamie Atlas challenged 11 of her students to fulfill both the imaginative wants and technical needs of children with Down syndrome. After a fall semester class that presented theoretical scenarios — such as designing prom looks for teenagers in wheelchairs or ensembles for elderly women with arthritis — Atlas put theory into practice by pairing each student with a child aged 6 to 10 who is affiliated with Gigi’s Playhouse, a nationwide network of Down syndrome education centers.”

Click here to read the TODAY.com article about O’More’s partnership with GiGi’s Playhouse and the models that stole the show.

Photo: Heather Durham Photography

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