Ukraine's first model in a wheelchair finally gets her runway debut

Alexandra Kutas is Ukraine's first model in a wheelchair, and she made another first at a Ukrainian fashion show. She's the first model with a disability to work the runway in her home country.

The show was a part of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Days Kiev, and Kutas worked with Ukrainian designer Fedor Vozianov.

Kutas' super chic custom wooden chair and other creative elements she used showed she's not afraid to tackle stereotypes and see beyond her disability.

Scroll through to see Alexandra's gorgeous pictures:

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Xoxoxo Merry Christmas! 🌲🌲Be brave enough to follow your heart and don't take things too serious 😊 We don't celebrate it here in Ukraine on this day, so all tasty dishes for us will be a bit later :p Photo and mua by wonderful @elenap0p0va 💕💕 #happy #chiristmas #eve #girl #me #pic #followme #newyear #celebrate #love #merrychristmas #model #smile #joy #like #like4like #follow #follow4follow #happiness #insta #instalove #runwayofdreams #modelsofdiversity
Настрій зараз "Перечекати цей дощ Перечекати цю зливу І всі негоди також Ти можеш зі мною, милий" Є пісні які надихають @vlad_darwin 🎶 Ph and mua by @elenap0p0va 💕 #beauty #beautiful #mua #studio #pic #magazine #love #insta #inspiration #lights #winter #warm #portrait #face #runwayofdreams #photoshoot #eyes #followme #like #inlove #me #model #fashionmodel #fashion #modelsofdiversity #diversity #instatag
🔥🔥 Ph & mua by @elenap0p0va 💟 #beauty #portrait #model #fashionmodel #modelsofdiversity #love #instagood #me #followme #follow #photooftheday #like4like #instatag #fashion #runwayofdreams #instadaily #amazing #editorial #style #mua #lips #magazine #makeup #smokyeyes #hair #fashionmagazine #passion #eyse
Cold parking lot, what else do you need for romantic? )) Do not worry, I'm not getting married. Yet.😈 Backstage from one of my latest shoot campaign for #LaFress Beautiful photos upcoming soon 😇 #love #dress #beauty #backstage #like #wedding #shoot #look #modelsofdiversity #follow #followme #mua #parking #fancy #beautiful #cold #modelsofdiversity #photoshoot #pic
Sometimes there photoshoots when it's work work work :) When it's a huge team and a lot of preparation and sometimes there are like this one when its just you, photographer and her dog:)) and you completely understand each other from the first second. Its like love❤ with @elenap0p0va Also no make up artist, no stylist, just street style, the way i look most of the days, what do you think?) Also check out the newest interview at hochu.ua ;) #kiev #look #portrait #model #instalike #inlove #rolemodel #tagsforlikes #instalike #instagram #photoftheday #pictureoftheday #nomakeup #streetstyle #face #fasionmodel #followme #follow #likealways #like #like4like #beauty
Now I know one more secret of the successful photoshoot - doggy ))) P.S. do not show it please to my dog - Ratu, she will be jealous :p Thank you amazing @elenap0p0va and This shoot happened thank to wonderful @babushkin_pirozhok ❤ Interview at hochu.ua ;) #look #streetstyle #love #doggy #dog #cute #face #colorful #lovely #me #model #likealways #like #like4like #followme #follow #kiev #pic #photoftheday #picoftheday #sunny #inlove #us #ua
I guess my first #selfie ))) after work on the very exciting new #fashion project. #love is in the air ❤ #comingsoon #me #model #RunwayForAll #tagsforlikes #photoftheday #amazing #mua #makeup #editorial #followme #follow4follow #like #like4like #look #instalike #igers #picoftheday #instadaily #instagood #best #bestoftheday #modelsofdiversity #modeling #shoot #park #summer
Picture of a picture :D Us after 7 hours of photoshooting 😊❤ in NYC #fashion #photoshoot #nyc #model #modelsofdiversity #ftlmoda #modelinwheelchair #passion #photooftheday #diversity #fun #fashionstyle #antmisback #modeling #ny #like #followme #love #happiness #selfie #longdress #smile #studio #style #fashioworld #change #followalways #likes
Mua&hair by the best makeup artist in Kiev @nata_niss ♡ Dress by Natalia Chlevnaya #second #day #ufw2015 #photoshoot #kiev #smile #model #look #lifeisbeautiful #feelings #inlove #modelinwheelchair #fashion #designerdress #followme #follow #instagood #tagsforlikes #girl #picoftheday #igers #pretty #ufw #ukrainianfashionweek
The falling leaves drift by my window The autumn leaves of red and gold But I miss you most of all, my darling When autumn leaves start to fall.. Love this song, love this season of the year. Thank you <3 Ph: Alicia Chelini ♡ Mua : @nata_niss #photoshoot #ftlmoda #modelsofdiversity #kiev #nature #sunset #leaves #redandgold #fall #autumn #listening #jazz
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Kutas has pushed to increase acceptance for people who have disabilities, especially within the fashion industry.

Watch her Newsy interview where she reveals how she got into fashion and how she plans to make a statement in the industry:

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