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  • Cincinnati fashion designer with cerebral palsy draws up inspiration for others with disabilities – Spectrum News 1

Cincinnati fashion designer with cerebral palsy draws up inspiration for others with disabilities – Spectrum News 1

Tuesday, 23 August, 2022

Cincinnati fashion designer with cerebral palsy draws up inspiration for others with disabilities – Spectrum News 1

Marisa Conners (left) with her friend, Acceptance Week creator and Acceptance Week Fashion Show co-organizer, Raileigh Legner at the Acceptance Week Fashion Show (Photo courtesy of Marisa Conners)

 
When most people go shopping for clothes, they’re usually focused on what’s trendy or how something fits their body. Maybe they’re also concerned about how much an item costs or how it will blend into the rest of their wardrobe.

Local fashion designer Marisa Conners thinks about those concerns, too. But as a woman with cerebral palsy, she’s also mindful about factors like how many buttons are on a dress or if there’s a zipper in the back that she won’t be able to reach by herself.

Conners, 25, has loved fashion since she was in kindergarten. But finding clothing that fits her physical needs hasn’t always been easy.

Read more at: https://spectrumnews1.com/oh/columbus/news/2022/08/18/cincinnati-fashion-designer-with-cerebral-palsy-designs--inclusive--clothing-for-all

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