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Tommy Hilfiger: Fashion can't ignore people with disabilities any more

adaptive clothing range to suit every body was something of a personal mission.His children Kathleen and Sebastian were diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum when they were young children. As Kathleen is now in her 20s, Hilfiger has witnessed her needs and seen how they’ve evolved from childhood into adult life.   “Having first hand experience with children with special needs, my wife [Dee] and I realised that a lot of children cannot zip a zipper, or button buttons, or they have leg braces and difficulty getting in and out of jeans - but they want to look like everyone else,” the designer tells The Telegraph. “It came to our understanding that there was really no adaptive clothing out there.
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