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Guatemalan Designer with Down Syndrome Shatters Stereotypes

posted on: Thursday, October 6th, 2016 by admin

Isabella Springmühl, a Guatemalan designer

Isabella Springmühl, a Guatemalan designer with Down Syndrome that is taking the fashion world by storm.

Imagine for a moment that you have had a strong unshakable passion for becoming a fashion designer since you were 6 years old. You decide to follow your passion and apply to study fashion design to make your dreams come true. Then imagine that you get rejected from the schools you eagerly applied to because they view that you have a condition that they feel is a liability, even know it has no bearing on your abilities.

That is exactly what happened to Isabella Springmühl, a Guatemalan designer with Down Syndrome. Despite the rejection, Isabella continued pursuing her dreams creating a fashion portfolio that is capturing the attention of the fashion world.