“So much of the stuff that people with disabilities are provided or offered is quite bland, there is no sense of style. It is like you’re walking around carrying a hospital with you,” says Michelle Roger, Christina Stephens Unique Women Unique Stories September feature.
This is exactly why Christina Stephens exists. To give women living with disabilities a choice. A choice in fashion. A choice to be included. A choice to feel confident and empowered in clothing that looks as good as it feels.
Begone fly that’s impossible to zip up in a wheelchair. And the shirts that are too difficult to get on (and off!)
Meet Christina Stephens, Brisbane-based adaptive fashion label blending style, fashion AND function, and helping women with disabilities and dexterity issues do these simple things with ease.
Founder Jessie Sadler has seen first hand the struggle one in five Australian’s living with a disability experience when getting dressed, after her mother had a fall injuring both her elbows.
After being blown away by support since launching their online store in March, Jessie and the team at Christina Stephens have now put together a first-of-its kind, online event – Confidence and Styling for Seated Fashion – that reveals tips and insights to understand how to support your clients and enhance their confidence and wellbeing.
This event will help you become better educated about the challenges (& solutions!) that women living with disabilities face, including dressing and different fashion options. Give them a new option, a new perspective and greater confidence to feel good in their body.
The team will also guide you on how your clients can purchase garments through their NDIS consumable budget in core supports, and through Home Care Packages.
By gaining professional development in this area, you can help improve the quality of life of your patients and provide them with resources which are meaningful to them, will help them dress with confidence, comfort and get the most out of their wardrobe.
- Thursday 8 October
- 10:00am-10:30am (AEST) – 30-minute tutorial created especially for women in wheelchairs wishing to dress with confidence, on-trend and with comfort
- 10:30am-11:00am (AEST) – Live online forum following the tutorial, where the team at Christina Stephens will share functional information on how their garments work and can benefit your clients, and how they can be purchased under NDIS and Home Care Packages
Learn more and register here