This 25-year-old makes clothes for the disabled. She’s still finding acceptance in the design industry. In June 2017, fashion design student Elisa Lim capped off her final-year project for LASALLE College of the Arts with a runway show – but not the usual kind.
Causes Week 2018: Will and Well designer Elisa Lim makes dressing up easier for those with disabilities. Her final-year project morphed into her own label, Will and Well, which focuses on making easy-to-wear clothes for those with special needs or disabilities.
Clothing designed for people with disabilities. Nobody likes wearing ill-fitting clothes, but the effects are worse for those who rely on wheelchairs. Thick materials can cause pressure sores and the lack of airflow caused by sitting for long hours regularly results in a heat rash, among other things.
For most people, fashion conjures up images of conspicuous, captivating articles of clothing donned by models strutting down the runway. Three LaSalle graduates are looking to change that — with their concept of inclusive fashion.