Meet Lucie Carrasco. In the world of high fashion, she is the only designer with a disability to make it as far as she has. Two years ago she made history when she debuted her line – a feminine line bursting with amazing dresses – at the Cannes Film Festival in 2011.
Lucie, a 32 year old from Lyon, France, has been obsessed with beautiful women her entire life. Adopted by a glamorous mother who instilled an appreciation of visual beauty in Lucie (she loves Marilyn Monroe), designing women’s clothing was a natural progression for her.
But a future, let alone a future in fashion, was never something anyone had expected. Doctors predicted Lucie would only live till she was 3. Born was with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a condition that does get progressively worse, she’s defied all expectations in an unbeliev