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Adaptive fashion's disruptive duo

Adaptive fashion's disruptive duo

August 03, 2022

Christina Stephens operates on the ethos that good adaptive design doesn’t end with magnetic buttons and zips. “For example, when designing for someone in a wheelchair, it’s not just about designing for someone in a seated position, there’s so much more to be considered,” Jessie explains. “A seam placed in the wrong position can cause a pressure injury, and all of a sudden you’re out of action for months. Too much fabric in the wrong spot can cause excruciating nerve pain, putting the kibosh on any plans you had for the day.”
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A blonde woman wearing a sky blue lingerie set removes the negligee part

A moment in history for adaptive fashion

May 30, 2022

On May 12, Australia’s iconic adaptive fashion brand Christina Stephens headlined the first-ever adaptive clothing runway at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week, debuting selected pieces from their all-new UNWRAPPED collection. 
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Adaptive fashion for people with disability showcased in Australian first

Adaptive fashion for people with disability showcased in Australian first

May 17, 2022

The history-making show featured 10 models with disability from across Australia, including disability advocate Lisa Cox, actor and disability advocate Chloe Hayden and Queensland Australian of the Year 2021, Dr Dinesh Palipana, who said the experience of taking part in the adaptive runway was "indescribable".
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