Adaptive | Zappos Adaptive and Runway of Dreams Fashion Show

 

 

Rethink the Runway

Meet some of the models and what they are wearing on the runway!

Ready to look gorgeous at your next event or cocktail affair?

Tessa Desiderio-Snyder is a model and social media star from Philadelphia, with countless followers and fans eagerly following her next move

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Deep V Halter Fringe Party Dress
ONE33 Social
MSRP $220.00
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Bandolino
Brlyee Multi Strand Necklace
Kendra Scott

 

Alena's look is perfect for work and play with brands we all know and love.

Alena has always loved being on stage and started performing at a young age. She's performed at Radio City Music Hall, Carnigie Hall and audtioned for the X-Factor to name a few.

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Shrunken Denim Jacket (Big Kids)
Joe's Jeans Kids
MSRP $65.00
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High Wired Dress (Little Kids/Big Kids)
Volcom
1460 Harper (Little Kid/Big Kid)
Dr. Martens Kid's Collection
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From running errands to time spent in the gym, this easy dressing outfit gives you comfort, style, and versatility.

Ronnie spends his free time training in Crossfit and competing in Special Olympics. Ronnie has recently embarked on his entrepreneurial journey by opening a food stall he lovingly calls, The Fry Guy.

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Essentials Fleece 3-Stripes Pullover Hoodie
adidas
Essentials 3-Stripes Tricot Jogger Pants
adidas
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Lite Racer Adapt 3.0
adidas Running
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Grace is not sacrificing style in this easy dressing outfit with jewelry and a bag that is sure to make heads turn.

Grace hasn’t let her 30 surgeries get in the way of playing piano, cello, tennis and volleyball. She teaches others about Escobar’s Syndrome on her Youtube channel while inspiring people.

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Fundamental Drape Dress
NIC+ZOE
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680v6 Uniform (Little Kid/Big Kid)
New Balance Kids
MSRP $49.99
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Lafayette Medium Shoulder
Karl Lagerfeld Paris

 

Chase gets it done in an outfit that compliments his bright outlook.

Chase lights up a room with his infectious laugh and passion for sports. He loves running track, playing soccer, and inspiring others with his ability to overcome.

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Classic Crew Neck Tee (Little Kids/Big Kids)
Psycho Bunny Kids
Taxer Walkshorts (Big Kids)
Quiksilver Kids
MSRP $45.00
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Sport Inclusion One (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)
BILLY Footwear Kids
MSRP $55.00
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Rain or shine, Abby's outfit is accessible in all the right places so she can take on what the day throws.

Abby radiates kindness, positivity, and determination

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Rain (Little Kid/Big Kid)
BILLY Footwear Kids
MSRP $70.00
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Cleo Faux Fur Coat (Little Kids/Big Kids)
Appaman Adaptive Kids
Anya Jean Leggings (Little Kids/Big Kids)
Appaman Adaptive Kids

 

Thomas' outfit pulls out all the stops with a sensory tee, easy on/off shoes and a stylish easy entry bag from adidas® and more.

Thomas loves school and even taught himself the times tables in first grade. He enjoys playing video games with friends and reading.

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Off Set BOS Poly Tee (Big Kids)
adidas
Dri-Fit Solar Pants (Big Kids)
Hurley Kids
MSRP $40.00
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Racer TR 21 (Little Kid)
adidas

 

Russell is sure to turn heads in this amazing glam look on the runway.

Russell currently performs as a drag queen and was previously a television producer. He now works for a non-profit organization to help disabled drag queens have access to all venues.

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Mandy Faux Fur Hoodie
UGG
MSRP $194.95
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Scoop Neck Tank Top with Front Zip
InstantRecoveryMD
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Marije Hi Waisted Cutout Pants
MIGA Swimwear
MSRP $100.00
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This outfit empowers Allie with stylish shoes and easy dressing apparel that make getting ready a breeze.

Nothing stops Allie from being the incredible soul she is. She loves Broadway plays, painting with glitter paint, reading and watching videos/playing word games on her iPad.

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Classic Short Dual Zip II (Toddler/Little Kid/Big Kid)
UGG Kids
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Vest Outerwear Reversible Puffer Snap
Silverts
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Adaptive Tummyless Skinny Side Zip Jeans in Deelight
Seven7 Adaptive

 

Justin takes his look from the trail to the street with this versatile clothing.

Justin loves to travel and cook all while keeping active by hiking, biking, and snowboarding.

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Reversible Magnet Front Snaps Vest
Silverts
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Adaptive Slim Straight Jeans w/ Magnetic and Micro Velcro® Closure in Vouvant Dark
Seven7 Adaptive
Neumel Dual Zip II
UGG
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This stylish outfit may look casual but don't let it fool you. Dress it up for evening occasions and look the part all night long.

Zazel is a brain tumor survivor, disability advocate and social worker. She has a passion for dance, acting and modeling.

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Alana Soul Adaptive Blouse
Smart Adaptive Clothing
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Quilted Reversible Jacket with Detachable Sleeves
Silverts
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Emelie™ II Chelsea
SOREL
MSRP $150.00
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Mikela and Alaska are sporting a modern look guaranteed to turn heads.

Mikela loves traveling, dressing up, and has a soft spot for the British Royal Family. She believes her disability has empowered her to inspire others.

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Jet Set Moto Jacket
BB Dakota x Steve Madden
"Retro Iggy Pop" Cloud Jersey Short Sleeve Crew Neck Everybody Tee
CHASER
Classic Short Dual Zip II
UGG
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Michael never has to sacrifice fashion for function with this fresh outfit.

Michael towers over his disabilities with an unforgettable smile.

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Big & Tall Short Sleeve Mesh Polo
Polo Ralph Lauren Big & Tall
MSRP $98.00
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Bi-Swing Windbreaker Jacket
Polo Ralph Lauren
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Big & Tall Rugger Pants
Silverts
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Elizabeth is putting in the work and is rocking soes from the Zappos Single and Different Size Shoe Program.

Elisabeth enjoys working as the talent manager for Gamut Management, doing her makeup and she also volunteers at a local pet shelter.

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SINGLE SHOE Glycerin 19
Brooks
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Dash 1/2 Zip
Brooks
Distance Graphic Tank
Brooks
MSRP $32.00
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Mariama's look is subtle, functional and comfortable all while looking great.

Mariama is originally from West Africa Guinean with a goal to help the youth back home love what they do no matter what.

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Tessa Maternity + Nursing Bamboo Wrap Dress
NOM Maternity
Geneva
Revere
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Ari Heart Stud Earrings
Kendra Scott

 

Julian channels his inner 90's grunge rocker with this funky, fly outfit.

Julian advocates for the LGBTQ+ and disability communities.

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Alpine Moc Strap Polar
Merrell
Regular Fit Short Sleeve T-Shirt Tiger
Paul Smith
MSRP $95.00
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Alex Evenings

 

Photo Credit. Monica Schipper / Getty Images for Runway of Dreams.

 

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