Introduction to Modelling Workshop

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In March there will be a workshop created by a charity called ‘Models of Diversity’ giving the opportunity for people with a disability to gain confidence and learn about modelling with the intention of becoming a model. This workshop covers: Health and Well Being Confidence Boosting Techniques Applying make up for a professional look What […]

WasteAid Christmas Jumper Swap

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Do you have any Christmas jumpers stuffed away at the back of a wardrobe? Dig them out and help WasteAid with the Happy Christmas Jumper Swap. All you need to do is send a photo of your Christmas jumper to christmas@wasteaid.org.uk, WasteAid will publish your snap and try to sell your jumper for a £10 […]

A TV Company Needs Your Help

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A TV Company Needs Your Help TV Company Electric Ray are putting together a BBC Documentary on people aged 18 and over. They are looking for people who are experiencing a big change in their lives. It could be for a variety of reasons. These reasons can include a family reunion, preparing for a job […]

Can Disability Ever Be Fashionable?

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Something extraordinary happened at New York Fashion Week in February. A model in a wheelchair ‘walked’ the runway. Wheelchair user Danielle Sheypuk was cast in this year’s New York Fashion Week. Isn’t it about time that people with disabilities can, and should, be better represented in the fashion industry? This year marked the 71st year […]

The Site with Style

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‘Blue Badge’ and ‘style’ are not always the first words many people would naturally use together. However, Fiona Jarvis and her site Blue Badge Style aim to change that. Fiona asks: why can we not have style and disability together? Who says that just because you are disabled you don’t want to look good, eat […]

The Way I See It – “Fat” in Fashion

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A prominent fashion designer recently sparked outrage by calling the singer Adele “a little too fat”. Karl Lagerfeld, who claimed his words were taken out of context, was later full of praise for the award-winning singer: Adele is a beautiful girl. She is the best. And I can’t wait for her next CD. His attempt […]