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Disability, Fashion, Health, Women -

Looking to treat yourself or someone you love this Valentine’s Day? We’ve had a think about what the perfect day looks like and have some super suggestions to get yours off to a great start, whether you’re single or not.  Thoughtful creations We love this pin badge from ChronicallyDivine on Etsy - it’s super cute and is dispatched from the UK so you won’t be waiting forever to receive it. Another adorable Etsy buy comes from ChronicCreationsGB. This Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Zebra Awareness Bracelet is such a thoughtful and beautiful gift. Plus, it’s from a UK shop, so you’re showing some...

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Disability, Fashion, Inclusion, Women -

Hello, and welcome to the inaugural installment of 'Could I wear that tho?', a series where we look at looks from the worlds of both celebrity and mainstream fashion and ask how suitable it would be for a disabled person to wear. It's not a completely cynical exercise; sometimes designs have inherent features or utilities that would suit a disabled fashionista, but we want to hear your thoughts either way! What might work well and what would go into the sea immediately? As you probably know, the BRIT Awards took place recently and, as fashion lovers, we're all over those photos...

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Disability, Health, Politics -

Two articles in a row on Disability Rights UK: one about the thousands of disabled people denied the right to compensation following a catastrophic DWP blunder; the other about a severely ill patient who was instructed to leave hospital to attend a Job Centre, despite the fact he was being treated for a condition that later killed him.  The first article focuses on mistakes made when disabled people were moved from incapacity benefit (IB) to employment and support allowance (ESA). Thousands of those claimants were underpaid because the DWP failed to consider whether they qualified for income-related ESA rather than just for...

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Fashion, small business, Women -

To make your holidays happier, we're running a clearance sale on all women's clothing and accessories across our website, plus a few more from our sister brand K, Babe.

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Design, Fashion, Sustainability -

As COP26 comes to an end, businesses across all sectors are thinking about what they can do to lessen their impact on the environment and approach production in a way that is friendlier to the environment and safe for consumers.  For microbusinesses, often led and funded by an individual or duo, it can be tricky to find the right balance when it comes to manufacturing in particular. Sure, there are factories in Leicester that can create garments for you for under a tenner per piece, but how sustainable are they? How do they treat their workers? How much waste are...

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