Problem Solving Through Fashion Design

I just read this article about some Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), New York, students that designed clothes for US Veterans who were disabled and experienced daily difficulty when dressing up:

http://www.bkmag.com/2015/09/02/smart-outfit-fit-students-engineer-garments-for-vets-with-disabilities/

Makes me think, fashion should not only be responsible but also solve problems.

As a Designer, should my job be just to make you look good in my clothes or extend to solving problems, at least physical ones; maybe design around disabilities, surgeries  (like mastectomies), disproportionate body types, etc? The solutions would be physical but surely the ramifications would extend to the psychological; including more people in the group of people that feel good in my clothing?

What do you think?

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