Hi, I’m Lainie

If you just stumbled here (literally for some) you are definitely in the right place.

I am soooo happy you found this site and can’t wait to meet you.

I can be controlling (picture my husband and kid’s enthusiastically nodding) at times
and rarely put myself in vulnerable situations.
Taking the pictures you see of me with my leg braces showing was really scary.
Posting those pictures for the world to see is beyond TERRIFYING.

Those of us with invisible (not so obvious) physical disabilities have unique fashion and every day life challenges.
I started Trend-ABLE because I am passionate about helping other PERFECTLY IMPERFECT women feel and look their best.

Tweaks & Trends

The Tool That Will Blow You Away; Literally

Blowdrying my thick long hair is a 55-minute high-intensity workout even for those without disabilities. I’m so glad I found this hands free hairdryer! It is nearly impossible for me to get a brush through my hair while holding a heavy blowdryer in my weak, tissue wasted hands. When I saw this flexible neck blowdryer…

Perfectly Imperfect Women Who Inspire

Lifestyle Secrets for disabled people when on a cruise vacation

CRUISING HACKS, TIPS, AND SECRETS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

If you grew up watching The Love Boat, then the prospect of going on a cruise might trigger childhood fantasies of dining at the selective “Captain’s Table”, or kissing handsome men on the Lido Deck. But, for first time cruisers with disabilities, those Julie McCoy fantasies may be replaced with nightmares of being stuck on the Titanic.

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Fashion Cute & trendy transition spring shoes/booties that fit afo and orthotics.

New Spring Transition Shoes

It’s that time of year when we’re all tired of wearing sweaters and snow boots and ready to pull out the warm weather clothes. Although the days are longer and temps are beginning to rise, it’s not yet warm enough to go outside without layers, or to wear sandals without getting hypothermia.

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INSPIRING PEOPLE Interview with Keasha Greaves who lives stylishly with muscular dystrophy

Trend-Able interview with Keisha

Keisha Greaves is a woman with style, substance, and fierce determination. From a young age, Keisha dreamt of working in the fashion industry. After getting her Bachelors degree in fashion design and merchandising, Keisha went onto to study business in graduate. Keisha was about to finish grad school when she began experiencing unusual physical problems.

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FashionLifestyle How to look & feel sexy on Valentine's Day with an invisible disability, afos and neuropathy.

Date Night Valentines Day

There is no better excuse than Valentine’s Day to channel your inner Beyonce and act like the sexy goddess you are. Whether you’re planning a romantic night out, dinner with girlfriends, or a date night with Netflix & some cheap champagne, February 14th is all about looking and feeling red hot – disability, or not.

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FashionResources Diy Adaptive Fashion

Adaptive Fashion 101

Until recently, fashion and disability was pretty much an oxymoron. The clothing available for people with physical challenges called “health wear” was found in home medical supplies stores next to other functional items like incontinence supplies and shower seats.

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