"HEAVENLY BODIES is a collection of evening wear designed for women WITHOUT and WITH disabilities. I was inspired by my Dad who as a child wore a plaster cast on both legs. His trousers were modified for his needs with zips down both outer side seams. This was 45 years ago, and the availability of disability conscious clothing has barely improved.
After market research I found there was no tailored garments on offer for people with disabilities, only casual day wear. My collection is designed to be functional and comfortable for all. I want people who have a disability to be empowered by what they wear.
I designed four outfits, each catering to a different disability: