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ASOS has been praised by buyers after a deaf mannequin with a cochlear implant was photographed sporting its jewellery for a marketing campaign.
The mannequin Natasha Ghouri wore a pair of gold hoop earrings with little mushroom charms hanging beneath them. Ghouri was born deaf and has been sporting the cochlear implant, which is a tool that transforms sounds into electrical alerts.
The alerts are despatched to the internal a part of the ear referred to as the cochlea, after which traveled to the mind and heard as a sound.
Social media customers applauded the model for the constructive illustration and inclusion of casting a hearing-impaired mannequin.
“Positively not crying due to ASOS utilizing an earring mannequin with a listening to help. It’s the primary time I’ve seen a mannequin with a listening to impairment, not to mention an earring mannequin, and it is so refreshing to see this sort of illustration for individuals like me,” a Twitter person wrote.
Others have been additionally fast to reward the model, with one person tweeting, “I like this. I’ve additionally obtained listening to aids and I by no means thought something like this was potential. @ASOS is unbelievable.”
Gouri additional added that she’s been modeling for ASOS garments too, not only for its earrings. “It’s the largest achievement I’ve achieved! Proving on the market that it doesn’t matter what visibility you’ve obtained, you are able to do it.”
@ASOS for those who ever want one other listening to impaired mannequin hmu (simply kidding but in addition not likely 👀)
— asia (@asiasmith_16) April 13, 2021
Yesssss! I like this. I’ve additionally obtained listening to aids and I by no means thought something like this was potential. @ASOS are unbelievable 🥰
— Emma Lupton (@EmsieLupton) April 14, 2021
I’m additionally modelling their garments and many others! So not simply doing earrings which is the largest achievement I’ve achieved! Proving on the market that it doesn’t matter what incapacity you’ve obtained.. you are able to do it 🤍
— Natasha ghouri (@GhouriNatasha) April 14, 2021
omggg what! me too!! that's so superb. by no means seen any fashions on any websites with a listening to help in. I all the time put on my hair down as a result of I'm nonetheless so self acutely aware of it. xx
— Katerina (@_katerinajane) April 14, 2021
I haven’t see this on the web site nevertheless it’s so nice they’re utilizing fashions with listening to aids. It undoubtedly makes me really feel extra assured about sporting mine 🤍
— amy turnbull (@itsamyturnbull) April 14, 2021
I don’t put on listening to aids as they’re not truly appropriate / wouldn’t help my kind of listening to loss (no listening to in any respect to the proper facet) however I’m so so completely satisfied to see this & thanks a lot for this fab thread 🥰💖
— nev (@nevadahillon) April 14, 2021
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