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She's the world's first fashion model on a wheelchair

October 09, 2017 14:56 IST

Alexandra Kutas, a Ukrainian wheelchair-bound model, stole hearts as she strode the ramp at the India Runway Week. 

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India Runway Week

Alexandra suffered from a spinal cord injury at birth, which resulted in her being paralysed from waist down. Today, at 23, she hopes to break taboos in the fashion industry by becoming a professional model to strode the runway on a wheelchair. 

 

India Runway Week

Brave, bold and confident...Alexandra is not one to let her disability come in the way of her dreams. 

 

India Runway Week

The audience broke out into a loud cheer as Alexandra was escorted onstage by designers Nikheil and Rivendra. The model was dressed in a lovely midnight blue dress by the designers. 

 

India Runway Week

Joining Alexandra onstage were models dressed in lovely cocktail outfits.

 

India Runway Week

This model makes a stylish appearance in pink. 

 

India Runway Week

Vintage vibes and minimalist fashion...that's how we'd like to sum up the collection in a nutshell.

 

India Runway Week

The show had all the inspiration you need for an upcoming cocktail party.
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