THE Wedding: The Dress The Hair The Shoes – How to build a Disabled Bride

 The Dress   Has been especially made for me – not only for my size and shape, but taking into account that I will be sat down for a good portion of the day.  Choosing a tea length dress has meant I haven’t had to take into account trains snagging on wheels etc.  It will of course look miles better on me than it does in the stunning model above.       The Hat   Every bride needs to think carefully about what she’s doing with her hair.  Clips, fascinators or tumbling curls are all for the taking.  For […]

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Guest post: The Language of Fashion – Looking past disability by Emily Davison

Emily has written the most amazing article that really needs no introduction.  Nevertheless I am going to point you guys to a great article featuring Emily and her Guide Dog Unity that was in the Daily Mail yesterday.  What a great team they make!  And without further adieu…       “When you have a disability, knowing that you are not defined by it is the sweetest feeling.” – “In My Dreams I Dance”, Autobiography by Anne Wafula Strike (p. 79)     Greetings Readers! I bid you all welcome to my introductory post here on the lovely Vicky’s aroundandupsidedown.co.uk! Today […]

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Walking sticks just got funky!

I know what you’re thinking – that has to be an oxymoron.  Canes are what your grandad uses and pins little metal badges to. Not anymore – sticks just got 21st century! Check out this post by fellow bloggers over at Ablieze Off the Wall Disability and Disabled blog I only use sticks inside – but these are so gorgeous!  I think I would have to start inviting more people over for coffee just to show off my sticks – especially if I can get one to coordinate with my wardrobe favourites My current sticks are like this: They are […]

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Love me

Having spent a largely sleepless night surfing the blogosphere, my brain is now brimming with possibilities, aspirations and must haves. The first must have that I just had to have for my very ownsome is the Love Me beauty box.  I saw the boxes themselves, and the products within raved about on various beauty blogs, and on visiting the website I could see why. The concept You choose from a variety of products in various shades to fill your box.  You can choose from 3-4 pre-sets, depending on whether you want makeup or beauty/skincare products.  I wanted both and found […]

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