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This Fashion Photo Shoot Of Women With Down Syndrome Stunningly Defies Beauty Norms

"There is a need to explore the versatile interpretations of beauty and be more accepting to all kinds of people despite their disabilities."

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"With the help of this project, I’d like to create a space in the fashion and advertising industry, ultimately to open channels catering to [people with special needs] as well, so that they can find a way to fashionably express themselves and become role models to our society too."

Watch the video of the shoot here:

If anyone wishes to contact Kimkan, email Yojana Wavikar at

Fashion Styling by Debangini Nath

Hair & make up by Romi Thokchom Nilakumaroma

Models Vilu, Kimaya, Namrata, Prarthana, Shefali, Rimsha

Assistants Talib Chitalwala ,Natasha Nair, Sachin Salunkhe

NGO co-ordinator Yojana Wavikar @Kimkan

Production Support Azhar Sayed @Aditi Productions

Raman Lamba Urban Buddha @Twism Design Productions

Location courtesy

Rafique Sayed studios@Byculla, Mumbai

Contact Sonia Mariam Thomas at

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