All posts by Laura Legendary

Laura Legendary is a speaker, author, educator and entrepreneur specializing in disability awareness, accessibility, advocacy, and assistive technology. She is the owner of Elegant Insights Braille Creations, an online boutique featuring a distinctive collection of jewelry and accessories, all handcrafted, made in the USA, and embossed in Braille. As co-founder of the Fashionability Channel, Laura contributes fashion and style content that is accessible and inclusive. Check out her jewelry designs at http://www.elegantinsightsjewelry.com/.

What are you wearing? Laura and Marana chat style plus comfort

You want to look professional, yet feel comfortable in a situation that’s a bit…complicated. Laura and Marana had a tight schedule to plan for, as we worked in an exhibit hall booth, did some networking, had a bit of social time, and had to travel…all in one day. We did find time, though, to chat about our style choices, as you will hear in this episode of “What Are You Wearing?” It’s our final summer post as we head into the fall season. Hope you all had a fabulous summer!

All That Glitters in the purple color spectrum

As you may already know, ultraviolet is the color of the year, and it also happens to be Laura’s favorite color. In this episode, she combines her love of jewelry and her favorite purple gemstone shades for you to consider when putting your look together. Not a purple person? You can still wear it as an accent, and jewelry allows you to adopt a trend in a way that can be subtle and sophisticated. Thanks for listening, and sparkle on!

For the love of purple: How to wear ultraviolet

Purple is the color of royalty, the color of passion, and the color of the year…at least, according to Pantone. But it can be a tricky color to wear, because it doesn’t flatter all skin tones. Whether you call it periwinkle, lavender, bluish red or ultraviolet, join Laura for a bit of education about color, and get some tips on how to wear this vivid, eye-catching shade.

The Scent of Spring: Our resident parfumiste guides you through a selection for the season

Whether you prefer a “ride or die” signature fragrance, or change your perfume to suit your mood, the occasion, or the change of season, our resident parfumiste, Lulu, will take you on a tour of the best scents for spring. Let Lulu guide you through a delicious selection of choices that you can wear from day to evening, or that might make the perfect Mom’s Day gift. Follow Lulu on Twitter @lulu_bear, relax, breathe deeply, and enjoy this edition of The Fragrance Files!

Going to an elegant evening event? What are you wearing?

the holidays can be so stressful, but dressing for the holidays shouldn’t be. Our newest contributor, Lulu, shares her top-to-bottom choices for an elegant evening party. Lulu gets her glam on and offers tips that can help you to feel your best, whether you are headed to a holiday dinner party at a fancy restaurant or a formal evening social event. Get ready with Lulu in this episode of “What Are You Wearing?” on The Fashionability Channel.

Get In The Loop on how to make a crunchy, healthy, snack alternative

Beautiful inside, beautiful outside. Healthy eating can affect everything about our appearance, from strong healthy hair and nails to clear skin and a great smile. Sometimes, though, we crave a delicious crunchy snack, and we’ll reach for something not so beneficial. In this episode, join Laura in the kitchen to learn how to make a healthy snack alternative that just might satisfy that salty, crunchy craving, while consuming a leafy green. Get In The Loop on a quick and easy way to make kale chips!

What Are You Wearing? Makeup Edition: #MySummerLook

Both Laura and Emily join you for this new twist on our show, “What Are You Wearing?” We’re calling it the “Makeup Edition.” Each season, you’ll hear what we chose as our singular beauty look for that time of year. Whether spring, summer, winter or fall, we, our contributors, or even our listeners will share what made the cut in our “What Are You Wearing? Makeup Edition” episodes. Want to share your own go-to look of the moment? Be sure to use the hashtag, #MySummerLook when tweeting about the show! Follow us at @InclusiveStyle, and thanks for listening!

The Fragrance Files: Premier episode with Lulu Hartgen

Lulu Hartgen joins the Fashionability Channel family with her debut episode of The Fragrance Files. In this premier show, Lulu provides an overview of the history and properties of some perfume favorites. Learn about what constitutes the various notes and concentrations of fragrances, along with recommendations of how and when to wear them. Follow Lulu on Twitter at @lulu_bear or you can write to her here on the channel by typing “The Fragrance Files” in the subject line of an email and send it to us at fashionabilitychannel@gmail.com. Welcome, Lulu!

The Fragrance Files: A new show and a new fashionable contributor!

The Fashionability Channel is proud to announce a brand-new show, hosted by a brand-new contributor to the team! Lulu Hartgen will be joining us for a show we’re calling, “The Fragrance Files.” It’s everything you’ve ever wanted to know about perfumes, essential oils, lotions and potions, production, presentation, and performance of your favorite fragrances. Lulu will help you with where to buy and how to wear a signature scent to best effect, as well as the history and mystery of this beautiful alchemy. Join Laura as she introduces you to Lulu in this fascinating interview. Then, join Lulu as she shares her passion for perfume in her upcoming show, The Fragrance Files!

The highlighter hype: Laura and Emily share their faves

We have to admit, we may have a problem. A gleaming,, metallic, glowing, beautiful problem…we adore highlighters! Laura and Emily compare notes on their favorite highlighter products in this episode of Tricks of the Trade, and offer their best choices in three price ranges, so everybody can partake of the glowy goodness! We cover a variety of formulas, brands, finishes and price points as well as how to apply, and where to buy info. Tune in and shine, shine, shine!