Disability hub: empowering people with disabilities with freelance work?

I’ve spent a lot of time lately thinking about providing goods and services to women with changeable physical needs, I have become horribly aware of the wide and varied skill-set required to: identify where existing product falls short provide creative input in finding palatable (I.e. normalised) solutions to said product gap, and, design and make […]

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Isabel Marant trainers – ANO *lightbulb moment* – a possible idea for adaptive footwear?

I saw these trainers in The Times – they were available at Matches online but are now sold out (gulp, at £385 per pair) – and immediately thought … adaptive footwear … yes, that’s right. Swollen footed people unite.  Big laces, big eyelets, nice & expansive folds of soft, comfortable fabric.  Split up the back, […]

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Walkers of Pottergate for asymetric lines and creative styling

  Another favourite UK site for interesting and unusual stock and style is Walkers of Pottergate. They’ve been in business a long time, supplying all shapes and sizes with creative product from some of the best European, and other, designers including my personal favourites Annette Gortz (pictured above), Rundholz and Barbara Speer.  This year, they’ve […]

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