Earlier this year, actress Selma Blair revealed she had multiple sclerosis.  She shared her struggle with putting on the kinds of everyday items most of us take for granted.  Like blouses with buttons, sneakers with laces and pants with zippers. For an Oscars afterparty, she donned a gorgeous gown — accessorized with a cane to help her make her way down the red carpet.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
It was the first time many people thought about adaptive fashion, or clothes that disabled people can do without assistance. Yet, it’s a huge market. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that one in four Americans has a disability, while the American Institutes for Research estimates their disposable income adds up to $490 billion combined. Check out the article here⠀⠀

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