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Zappos Adaptive Mission
Zappos Adaptive is a shopping experience that brings together brands offering products that are innovative, functional and fashionable. We are on a mission to provide options for people searching for clothing, shoes and accessories that help make getting dressed easier! #ZapposAdaptive
Learn more about Diabetic Awareness with Chris Ruden
Learn about the variety of Medicare A5500 diabetic approved shoes with features such as extended widths, removable insoles and hook and loop closures for easy on and off.
The Zappos Adaptive Story
Learn how Zappos Adaptive got started to bring together products from innovative brands that combine fashion and function with meeting the needs of people with disabilities to help make getting dressed easier.
Meet the Model: Shaheem
Find out how Shaheem brought his superfly personality and attitude to a Zappos Adaptive photo shoot.
Meet the Model: Margo
Find out how Margo finds clothing and footwear that match her vibrant personality while meeting her needs for function.
20 Back-to-School Must-Haves to Make Hectic Mornings Easier
It’s back-to-school season, and we’ve got the perfect fashionable and functional styles to bring ease to your morning routine.
Re-Introducing IZ: An Interview with IZ Adaptive CEO and Founder, Izzy Camilleri
Learn about IZ Adaptive's newly expanded collection of broad range of sizes and their continued mission to offer timeless adaptive clothing to as many people as possible so that they live in comfort, style, dignity and empowerment.
Meet the Model: Dru on Fashion and Pursuing her Dreams
Find out why Dru Presta says modeling is the "hardest, easiest thing she could do."
Adaptive Brand Spotlight: Independence Day Clothing
For years, Lauren Thierry felt that the disability community, including her own son, deserved functional and fashionable clothing. Fast forward to today, she's creating them herself.
4 Things To Know About The Nike FlyEase
In 2015, the Nike FlyEase, with its zippered heel and functional design, was launched. Today, the shoe has become a staple for anyone looking to put shoes on easily and look fly.
BILLY Footwear's Ingenious Spin On No-Lace Shoes
In 1996, Billy Price became paralyzed from the waist down. Having difficulties putting on his shoes, he came up with a brand new zipper design that works for and appeals to everyone.
Watch How This Shoe-Obsessed Dad Is Changing The Way Kids 'Plae'
We sat down with Ryan Ringholz, a dad of two and the founder and chief designer of PLAE, to learn more about his company's story and how their customizable, award-winning kids' shoes seamlessly blend function and fashion, allowing children to do what they do best.