A seasoned fashion designer, Mindy Scheier has spent her career designing and styling for major fashion houses, including Saks Fifth Avenue and INC private label collections for Bloomingdales. In 2013, Mindy founded Runway of Dreams, an organization that works with top brands and retailers to adapt mainstream clothing lines for people with disabilities. In February 2016, Runway of Dreams announced its first major brand collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger, introducing an adaptive version of the spring children’s line. The collaboration launched to major success — nearly selling out. Since then, Runway of Dreams has worked with Tommy Hilfiger on adaptive versions of the fall and holiday children's collections, with plans for future collaborations down the line.
It is Mindy and Runway of Dreams’ goal to work with multiple brands and retailers to bring mainstream clothing options to people of all abilities — no matter their age or socioeconomic background — to make fashion truly accessible for all.
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