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Ingenious solutions for inclusive fashion on the Today Show

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Photo of Alexandra Connell seated at a table on which there are folded shirts, with a rack of clothing at her side, and a sign on the wall that says Patti and Ricky.

If you live in the US, you’ve probably heard of a little morning program called the Today Show, right? In today’s podcast, Laura interviews Alexandra Connell, founder of the inclusive department store, Patti + Ricky, as she makes her national television debut on the Today Show to talk about her amazing product line. Please join us, then tune in to the Today Show on Thursday, May 9th, and watch Alex bring adaptive clothing to a national audience. Then, shop ’til you drop at PattiandRicky.com!

Zappos Adaptive and Runway of Dreams present a groundbreaking inclusive fashion show

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Laura interviews Dana from Zappos Adaptive who shares details about an exciting live and livestream fashion show that is inclusive of everyone. If you can attend in person, here are the details:
WHERE: Symphony Park at the Smith Center Las Vegas
361 Symphony Park Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89106
WHEN: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | 5:00PM – 7:30PM
Doors Open | 5:00PM
Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres| 5:00PM
Program & Runway Show | 6:00PM
HOW: Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite.
· General Admission ($100) includes reserved seating, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres.
· VIP Tickets ($250) include VIP seating, a private bar, hors d’oeuvres, and a swag bag.

To attend the livestream, go to:

https://zappos.com/adaptive/fashionshow/ – be sure to follow on Twitter at @ZapposAdaptive and @RunwayofDreams1.

Changing Perceptions A Department Store for Inclusive Fashion Patti and Ricky

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In this episode Laura interviews Alexandra Connell from http://PattiandRicky.com, an online department store that is inclusive of everyone.

Changing Perceptions: An Interview With Model Kelly Knox

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Greetings Fashionability Listeners!

Welcome back to the channel, today is the 16th of September 2016 which marks the start of London Fashion Week here in the UK. But, despite the fact its 2016 there is an astonishing lack of disability representation on the catwalk. Why is this?

Joining us on the podcast today is model Kelly Knox, Kelly is a campaigner, model and performing artist. She first came onto the modelling and fashion scene when she won the BBC tv show Britain’s Missing Top Model and from there she’s gone on to work with brands like P&G and Marie Claire China. Today Kelly talks to co founder Emily about her experiences a model with a disability and her views on how the fashion industry needs to change its approach towards representing disability.

We hope you enjoy the programme!

Where To Find Kelly Knox

Website: www.kellyknox.com

Twitter: @ItsKellyKnox

Instagram: @itskellyknox

Facebook Page: Click here

What are your views on this matter?  Do you think we need to see more disability representation on the catwalk? Share your views with us on Twitter and Facebook.

Changing Perceptions: An Interview With When Tania Talks

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Greetings Fashionability Followers!

In todays episode co founder Emily Davison talks with beauty blogger Tania Jayne of blog When Tania Talks. In this episode she talks with Tania about blogging, beauty tips and being a beauty blogger from the disability community.

Where To Find Tania

Tania’s Blog: www.whentaniatalks.com

Tania’s Twitter: @whentaniatalks

Tania’s Instagram:  @whentaniatalks

Changing Perceptions: An Interview With Sarah in Wonderland

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In todays Fashionability episode co founder Emily Davison interviews beauty and lifestyle blogger Sarah Alexander from the blog Sarah in Wonderland.

Sarah is a blogger who talks about her love of beauty as well as what its like living with a disability and chronic pain. Sarah was recently featured in the BBC and in Scope’s 30 Under 30 Campaign.

In this Changing Perceptions Interview Emily talks to Sarah about beauty tips, blogging and perceptions towards disability and looking good.

Where To Find Sarah

Sarah’s Blog: www.sarahinwonderland.co.uk

Sarah’s Twitter: @WonderlandBlogs

Sarah’s Facebook: www.facebook.com/wonderlandblogs

Sarah’s Instagram: @wonderlandblogs

Changing Perceptions: An Interview With Bianca Von Stempel

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In today’s episode co founder Emily Davison is joined by London based fashion student at Kingston University Bianca Von Stempel. Bianca is currently in the final year of her fashion degree, her designs have been featured at London Fashion Week, but theres one small difference about Bianca. She also happens to be visually impaired. Join Emily as she talks to Bianca about her love for fashion and how she is trying to change perceptions towards sight loss with her creations.

Find Out More About Bianca

Visit Bianca’s Website: www.biancavonstempel.com

Visit Bianca on Instagram: @bvonstempel

Changing Perceptions: An Interview With Spashionista

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Today we are joined by Alicia from the blog Spashionista to talk all about her experiences as a fashion blogger and her top tips on style when you are a wheelchair user.

Enjoy!

Transcript To Follow.

Where To Find Alicia
Blog: http://spashionista.com
Email: Spashionista@gmail.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Spashionista
Instagram: @Spashionista
Facebok Page: https://www.facebook.com/SpashionistaReport
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-BaNOmy3_N-q6FVL0EiMaA

Changing Perceptions: Take Flight with Runway of Dreams

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In this episode of Changing Perceptions, Laura interviews the founder of Runway of Dreams, a non-profit organization that collaborates with the fashion industry to adapt mainstream affordable clothing lines with wearable tech for people with disabilities. Be sure to follow them on Twitter at @RunwayOfDreams1 and contribute to their Indy GoGo campaign at http://bit.ly/1AwLzc4.

Changing Perceptions: Introducing Our New Contributor Vicky Kuhn

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Greetings Everyone!
Today on Fashionability we would like to introduce you all to the newest member of the Fashionability family, Vicky Kuhn. Vicky has been an avid blogger, disability campaigner and writer and now she joins us to discuss her blogging, her love for fashion and her views on the fashion industry and their perception of disability.

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