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Paralympian, models display prosthetic legs in virtual fashion show

Paralympic professional athlete Kaede Maegawa as well as 11 various other females presented their prosthetic legs in a virtual fashion show held in main Tokyo on Tuesday.

The occasion, labelled “Setsudan Venus” (Amputee Venus), occurred at JR Takanawa Gateway Station, with the Paralympian running the bridge. It additionally included various other models consisting of businesswomen.

Japanese para professional athlete Kaede Maekawa does in the “Amputee Venus” fashion show in Tokyo on Aug. 25, 2020. (Kyodo)

“I want them to be able to smile on stage and take pleasure in being fashionable,” stated the show’s manufacturer as well as prosthetist Fumio Usui.

Photographer Takao Ochi, that released a collection of photos in 2014 of the very same title, suggested the suggestion for a show as well as will certainly be launching a 2021 schedule that functions Maegawa, to name a few.

All profits, omitting a sales payment, will certainly be contributed to the Tokyo Nursing Association.

The Tokyo Paralympic Games, rescheduled to following year, were initially slated to start on Aug. 25.

Japanese para professional athlete Kaede Maekawa does in the “Amputee Venus” fashion show in Tokyo on Aug. 25, 2020. (Kyodo)

Women with synthetic legs take part in the “Amputee Venus” fashion show in Tokyo on Aug. 25, 2020. (Kyodo)



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