Wheelchair fashion: Curvety at the British Fashion Awards

When it comes to fashion, you can’t really get more prestigious than the British Fashion Awards. In November 2014 I was lucky enough to be mixing with the likes of Cara Delevingne and Victoria Beckham at the reception, awards ceremony and the after party of the BFA in Londons trendy Soho.   The sole wheelchair user amongst the fashionistas and influencers in attendance, I held my own with J on my arm, wearing the most gorgeous gown from Curvety. The Viviana Christina really needs to be seen to be believed.  From the exquisite neckline to the attention to detail on […]

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Wheelchair Fashion Goes Vintage With Voodoo Vixen

Last week I was lucky enough to attend the London Edge alternative fashion showcase as London Olympia.  There were all sorts of scrummy trends there from vintage to steampunk to gothic, and I wanted to bring it all home.  If I were forced to choose a specific trend, I would have to plump (no pun intended) for vintage as the 1950’s were just built for curves.  It was an era in which women were actively putting on the pounds to get that perfect curvy silhouette.  I was so born in the wrong era! Voodoo Vixen has a great plus size […]

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Wear it For Autism Fashion Show from Anna Kennedy OBE: Fashion Focus

Picture the most glamorous catwalk you have even seen, inside the prestigious Millennium Hotel in Knightsbridge.  Add stars, dancers, music and the most inspirational stories you have ever heard (along with some of the more inspirational people you have ever seen) and you have the Wear it For Autism (WIFA) fashion show – the brainchild of Anna Kennedy OBE.  Anna herself is perhaps one of the most warm and personable people you could wish to meet, along with being funny, talented and a stone cold fox.  Believe me, the photos speak for themselves. Anna is pictured here with fashion stylist to […]

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#OOTD Evening Glamour With Ann Harvey for Bon Marche and Elvi

  When I saw this Ann Harvey Georgette dress and bolero, I thought instant glamour! And that was just what I created with look number 1.  The beautiful fall of the dress was comfortable and super flattering for a wheelchair based look.  Whether you’re a wheelchair user or not, I know you girls can appreciate that your outfit choice would be made that much more difficult if you had to factor on sitting down all night.  Some of the beautiful couture I saw at this event was so stunning, but so styled out I am surprised the girls wearing could […]

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