Before launching Trend-Able, only my immediate family (and a few men I dated postdivorce -TMI?) had actually seen me in my afos (ankle-foot orthosis). I mostly kept them hidden under my clothing, not so much out of shame (age & Xanax helped with that) but more because, here comes the cliché, they don’t define me.
Afo orthotic friendly. Wide width. Comfort orthopedic
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.
I received two pairs of Revere Shoes at no charge & will get a small commission should you decide to use the links provided in this post. I created Trend-ABLE to help empower orthosis wearers & others with invisible disabilities to look & feel their best. All opinions are always my own.
Foot drop is a condition that prevents you from being able to raise the front part of your foot due to a weakness or paralysis of the muscles that control your ability to lift the foot. It can significantly affect your ability to walk without tripping or falling and may drastically alter how well you can walk.
One of the reasons I created Trend-Able was to help leg brace (Afo) wearers & others living with invisible disabilities find clothing & shoes that helps them to feel confidant so that they can live their best lives.
Please note that this post about what to wear to a wedding with afos was previously published and has been updated to include current summer wedding fashion and affiliate links. These links do pay a small commission that does not affect the price you pay but does help me offset some of my website expenses.…
Nothing screams the start of summer more than a backyard barbecue! With Memorial weekend fast approaching, patio furniture everywhere, is being cleaned and uncovered and the smell of charcoal is beginning to fill the air. Whether it’s a graduation party or casual gathering with friends, an evite to some type of outdoor barbecue is imminent; You may even want to check your inbox right now.
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.
Tis the season for freezing your ass off, maxing out your credit cards and for me, stressing about what to wear to holiday parties over leg braces.
You are going to LOVE DIY frayed denim jeans! It’s one of my favorite ways to repurpose jeans and has added a lot to my wardrobe without a big expense. One of the easiest ways to update an old pair of jeans is to cut off the bottom seam. Some skinny jeans taper close to…