Dolls Kill are an online fashion brand specialising clothes and styles suitable for the self confessed ‘misfits’ and ‘miss legits’. But recently the brand have found themselves in the firing line of some criticism. From cultural insensitivity, racism and ableism – does the fashion industry do enough to cater to people with disabilities? Dolls Kill controversy Dolls Kill reached out to an influencer for a partnership wherein they would send her clothes in exchange for promotio
Abled does not mean enabled. Disabled does not mean less abled.
Khang Kijarro Nguyen Over the past few years, there has been a huge rise in demand for ‘adaptive fashion’. Adaptive fashion is “clothing specifically designed for those with disabilities and chronic conditions.” We’ve seen this on runways, across social media, and in magazines. Previously, there was always a lack of inclusion for those with disabilities in the world of fashion, however, now there is global awaren
What we wear and how we choose to wear it for many of us is a fun decision. We make it first thing in the morning before work and again in the evening before heading out to dinner. This choice gives us the opportunity to show our true identity and when we get it right we feel confident and empowered. Unfortunately, this is not a fun choice to make for everyone. According to Scope, there are 13.9 million disabled people in the UK and 1 in 3 of them feel that there is a great d