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Mount Sinai SCI Adaptive Clothing Webinar | December 14, 2023


Runway of Dreams fashion show empowers models in adaptive apparel

The WVU chapter of the Runway of Dreams Foundation showcased adaptive apparel for people with disabilities during its first-ever fashion show in the Mountainlair Ballroom Thursday. 

The DA Online | November 2023


Strut & Stroll: Fashion For All (Models)


Problem-Solving for the Youngest Patients

Dr. Julie Sanchez works with Austin Pediatric Surgery, part of Dell Children’s Medical Center, and she co-founded Spoonie Threads. Interviewed by Emily Engelbart.

The Texas Scientist | October 2023

Redefining Adaptive Fashion: An Insightful Chat with Saba Kamaras

"In the world of fashion, the conversation around inclusivity has been steadily gaining momentum, yet one demographic often finds itself overlooked - people with disabilities. Enter Saba Kamaras, the pioneering entrepreneur behind an adaptive fashion brand that's breaking new ground."


"The fashion show on September 13, 2023, hosted by Shaquem Griffin, will feature Adaptive and Universally Designed apparel, footwear, and products from: Zappos, Kohl's, Target, JCPenney, Tommy Hilfiger, Stride Rite, Steve Madden, French Toast Adaptive, adidas, and a runway debut of Victoria's Secret and PINK's first-ever Adaptive Intimates."

Runway of Dreams Foundation | July 2023

Aerie Unveils New Line of Adaptive Accessories

"American Eagle affiliate Aerie’s new line of adaptive clothing accessories is helping to make necessary tools for people with chronic illnesses and disabilities fashionable."

The Mighty | March 2023

Adaptive Fashion show at UMich

"Inclusion for EveryBODY’: An adaptive fashion show that empowers people with disabilities."

The Michigan Daily | April 2023

What Starts Here Changes The Fashion Industry

"Join Runway of Dreams @ University of Texas College Club students for a virtual dynamic panel discussion to raise awareness around inclusion in the fashion industry both on and off the runway."

Runway of Dreams | December 2022


Holiday Gifts for People With a Disability or Chronic Illness

"For the holidays, giving a gift that specifically considers a person’s disability can be a great way to make them feel seen and supported."

The Washington Post | December 2022 


Julie Sanchez's ABIDE Story

In honor of Women's Equality Day, Ascension Texas pediatric surgeon Julia Sanchez, MD, FACS discusses perseverance and her pursuit of equality as a woman of color in a male-oriented industry.

My ABIDE Story | Julie Sanchez | August 2022


Keep Your Cool With Summer Styles From Mila and Me

Summer is here and a lot of us are dreaming of comfy-cute and easy outfit options that’ll help us keep cool during the next several months. Enter Mila And Me…a local, hand-dyed, loungewear brand with matching mommy & baby options. 

KXAN Studio 512, June 21. 2022


Designing for Joy and Confidence

Saba Kamaras, MBA ’18, co-founded Spoonie Threads to combine her business acumen and love of fashion to co-found an adaptive clothing company.

Texas McCombs Magazine, Spring 2022


Dr Julie Sanchez named physician of the year representing the state of texas

Dr. Julie Sanchez named Physician of the Year for the state of Texas

Esteemed Pediatric Surgeon, Dr. Julie I. Sanchez, MD, FACS is meritoriously named "Physician of the Year" representing the state of Texas.

Patient Preferred Physicians & Practitioners, Feb 2022


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Dr. Julie Sanchez is recognized by Continental Who's Who

"When it comes to representing every body out there, brands have a lot of improvements to make, especially when it comes to designing adaptive clothing for people who have disabilities. Below, you’ll see eight of the best brands and destinations to shop for adaptable clothing."

Cison PR Newswire, Nov 5, 2021 


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The 8 Best Brands To Shop For Affordable & Cute Adaptive Clothing 

"When it comes to representing every body out there, brands have a lot of improvements to make, especially when it comes to designing adaptive clothing for people who have disabilities. Below, you’ll see eight of the best brands and destinations to shop for adaptable clothing."

Style Caster, Oct 25, 2021


Washington Post article with headline stating "retailers are rethinking back to school clothing for students with disabilities"

No seams, buttons or tags: Retailers are rethinking back-to-school clothing for students with disabilities

"American Eagle Outfitters' Aerie brand is selling camouflage-print ostomy covers and hot pink insulin pump belts."

Note: Aerie's ostomy covers are a part of a collaboration with Spoonie Threads.

The Washington Post, August 2021

Dr Julie Sanchez

Julie Sanchez, MD, FACS, a Pediatric Surgeon with Austin Pediatric Surgery

"Her medical expertise offers unique insights into the materials and fits that would be best for patient care. Some of her best ideas for products have come as solutions to parents’ concerns."

Pro News Report, August 2021    

Meet the Change-Making Brand Creating Adaptive Apparel

"Spoonie Threads Adaptive Wear is a brand on a mission to create adaptive apparel for people with disabilities and medical needs that’s both fashionable and functional. "