Posted by: crisdiaz24 | October 14, 2016

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK PROMOTES DIVERSITY: DISABLED MODELS – CLOZE TEST

CLOZE TEST

 

Read the text and complete the chart below with a word from the list that comes after the text. Every word can only be used ONCE. There are five words that you do not need to use. Question 0 has been answered as an example.

 

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK PROMOTES DIVERSITY: DISABLED MODELS

Models 0) __________ wheelchairs and the world’s first male amputee to hit the 1)__________ were among those taking to the runway at New York Fashion Week.

The FTL Moda’s AW15 show, which 2) __________ international designers with a ‘Made in Italy’ theme, showcased models from all over the world 3) __________ some of the industry’s most esteemed clothes horses.

Named FTL Moda Loving You, the show was held in collaboration with Fondazione Vertical – an Italian foundation supporting 4) __________ to find a cure for spinal cord injuries.

London-based Models of Diversity, an agency that campaigns for greater diversity of modelling talent in the media and on the catwalk, was also involved.

It comes after American Horror Story actress Jamie Brewer became the first woman with Down syndrome to walk the runway last Thursday, as she strutted the catwalk in Carrie Hammer’s show.

British personal trainer Jack Eyers became the first male amputee model to walk on the catwalk in the show.

Jack, from Bournemouth, Dorset, was handpicked by celeb fashion designer, Antonio Urzi, 5) __________  creations have been worn by celebrities such as Beyoncé and Lady Gaga.

He became an amputee at the age of 16, after having his right leg, which had been left withered by a 6) __________ called Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency, amputated.

Speaking 7) __________  of his runway appearance, he said: ‘It all feels so surreal. I can’t believe this is actually happening. To be the first male amputee model on a New York Fashion Week runway feels amazing – it feels like such a big 8) __________.
‘I have no idea what to expect, so it’s pretty overwhelming,’ he continued. ‘I just want to show that having a disability doesn’t need to hold you back.’

Antonio Urzi is best known for creating some of the quirky costumes worn by Lady Gaga – including the silver sequined creation she wore 9) __________ her 28th birthday last year.

The designer to the stars has also had his pieces worn by the 10) __________ of Beyoncé and Britney Spears.

Jack said: ‘It’s amazing to think I’ll be wearing clothes designed by such a prestigious man – I’m in good company.

‘I always said if I was going to do something like this, I want to do it big.

‘I want people to see me, and to realise that there needs to be more disabled models walking the runway.’

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2955283/Disabled-models-catwalk-wheelchairs-New-York-Fashion-Week-promotes-diversity.html

 

 

 

AHEAD                 CONDITION         INVESTIGATION   RESEARCH

ALONGSIDE         DEAL                    LIKES                    TOGETHER

BEFORE               FEATURED           MATTER              WHICH

CATWALK            IN                         ON                       WHOSE

 

 

 

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  1. CATWALK
  2. FEATURED
  3. ALONGSIDE
  4. RESEARCH
  5. WHOSE
  6. CONDITION
  7. AHEAD
  8. DEAL
  9. ON
  10. LIKES
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