Debbie van der Putten

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Debbie van der Putten ft Grazia magazine on New Diesel Campaign

As you might have seen or heard, Diesel has launched a new fashion campaign. The Diesel We are Connected #Dieselreboot campaign. Dutch Grazia magazine asked me my opinion about it.



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Interview Russian Wedding Magazine





Debbie Van Der Putten

Interview I did a while ago!



Debbie van der Putten gives us an insight into her life as a fashion model with a difference.

Have you seen any change in the way the fashion industry represents and caters for people with disabilities?

Not much, It has been 5 years since BBC three broadcasted “Britain’s Missing Top Model” and we’ve only seen the winner of that show in the high fashion magazines once, as part of her prize when she won. We haven’t seen much campaigns or catwalks including disability since, off course around the Paralympics disability was hot, but as quick as the games disappeared disability in advertising disappeared! Thank god there are amazing fashion diversity campaigns like “All walks beyond the catwalk” and my own campaign IMperfect here to promote diversity in fashion.

Also I’ve been talking to loads off fashion students lately and they are very open minded, as they…

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Debenhams features disabled models in 2013 s/s lookbook

They did it again after an amazing campaign with Shannon Murray in 2010 Debenhams uses disabled models in their inclusivity spring summer 2013.

The UK Retailer teamed up with inclusivity campaigner Caryn Franklin from
And their aim is to challenge perceived norms of the fashion industry.

One of the Models is paralympian amputee Stefanie Reid she makes her modelling debut for Debenhams in the campaign.


Don’t you think the pictures turned out FAB!? I love them!!


Debbie by Marc Sakro