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Brazil: Women with short stature stand tall in clothes made for all shapes and sizes02:05

Brazil: Women with short stature stand tall in clothes made for all shapes and sizes

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
April 24, 2017 at 03:54 GMT -00:00 · Published

Models of all shapes and sizes showcased an array of clothes from fashion designer Carina Cassusceli's brand 'Moda em Baixa' or 'Fashion is low' in Rio de Janeiro, Sunday, with the line focusing on apparel for women with dwarfism and short stature.

Cassusceli said that 'Moda em Baixa' is a project designed to celebrate all bodies types: " At our fashion shows, campaigns and performances people can see little women, a diversity of women, fat women, tall women, elder women, kids", said the designer, adding "when you see 'Moda em Baixa' you see a wide range of wonderful human beings."

Model Kenia Maria de Souza decided to take part in the project to "mark my presence" in a fashion world that is "quite elitist" and still prioritises "tall and thin" people. "Anyone can get on the catwalk," she concluded.

The company was founded in 2009, and works to promote the idea of 'body democracy' in fashion, catering to everyone without excluding certain body types.

Brazil: Women with short stature stand tall in clothes made for all shapes and sizes02:05
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Models of all shapes and sizes showcased an array of clothes from fashion designer Carina Cassusceli's brand 'Moda em Baixa' or 'Fashion is low' in Rio de Janeiro, Sunday, with the line focusing on apparel for women with dwarfism and short stature.

Cassusceli said that 'Moda em Baixa' is a project designed to celebrate all bodies types: " At our fashion shows, campaigns and performances people can see little women, a diversity of women, fat women, tall women, elder women, kids", said the designer, adding "when you see 'Moda em Baixa' you see a wide range of wonderful human beings."

Model Kenia Maria de Souza decided to take part in the project to "mark my presence" in a fashion world that is "quite elitist" and still prioritises "tall and thin" people. "Anyone can get on the catwalk," she concluded.

The company was founded in 2009, and works to promote the idea of 'body democracy' in fashion, catering to everyone without excluding certain body types.

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