The Runway of Dreams Foundation, a nonprofit group working towards a way forward for inclusion, acceptance and alternative within the style trade for folks with disabilities, will take part in New York Fashion Week with a stay Fashion Revolution Event, an adaptive style present and gala introduced by Kohl’s on Sept. 9 at The Glasshouse in New York.
The present will characteristic greater than 50 fashions of various potential, ethnicities and backgrounds. Kohl’s, J.C. Penney, Tommy Hilfiger Adaptive, Zappos Adaptive Stride Rite and Target will showcase their adaptive clothes on the runway. Featured within the present are fashions from Gamut Management, a expertise administration firm solely members of the disabled group.
The night will honor Corey Yribarren, govt vp and chief folks officer of Sephora, with the Pioneer of Change Award. Presenting the award to Yribarren might be Anish Melwani, chairman and chief govt officer, LVMH for North America. Dave Stevens, Emmy Award-winning sports activities broadcasting skilled and Congenital Amputee Athlete, might be introduced with the Inspirational Achievement Award by sports activities agent and writer Leigh Steinberg.
“The event is truly a celebration of all the progress our industry has made in the adaptive space since our foundation’s inception. We are humbled by the volume of participants and volunteers and incredibly thankful for the support of this year’s sponsors,” mentioned Mindy Scheier, founder and CEO, Runway of Dreams Foundation.
“I am so honored to be accepting Runway of Dreams’ Pioneer of Change Award on behalf of Sephora,” Yribarren mentioned. “Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of our company’s values, and we are committed to creating meaningful change and long-term actions to ensure diversity is expected, self-expression is honored and all are welcome and included.”
Joining presenting sponsor Kohl’s are sponsors J.C. Penney, Stride Rite, Zappos Adaptive, Tommy Hilfiger Adaptive, SAP, Sephora and LVMH.
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