Hopefully this is a first step to seeing models with different body types and disabilities become common enough that the first thing we notice is what they’re wearing, not that they use a wheelchair. Isn’t that the purpose of a runway show?
Sarah Kovac noticed this great story, which appeared in the Huffington Post. Danielle Sheypuk, the model here, shared the photos. You can follow her on Twitter. Carrie Hammer is the talented fashion designer who selected Danielle for her show. You can follow her on Twitter and check out her fashion line on her website.