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 Manchester Students Have  Join Hands With Ms. McLuckie and Desgin Fashionable Adaptive Garments
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Manchester Students Have Join Hands With Ms. McLuckie and Desgin Fashionable Adaptive Garments

Instead of using buttons and zips, Rebecca and Melissa Everett's range puts hooks and magnets to make clothes accessible for people with disabilities.

The Manchester students had joined hands with Caron McLuckie, who is the mother of a wheelchair-bound kid and was not possible to wear clothes like others, to start the collection.

The aim of both the sisters is to make everyone happy and empower them, and they hope to pitch the line to retailers.

According to Ms. McLuckie, she had contacted Manchester Metropolitan University to help Emile who is facing a spinal cord stroke at 14, currently, he is 17-years-old and was not able to find clothes himself.

Since in the markets Emile was not able to find suitable clothes for him, Mclukie also tried to make adapt clothing for him. Emile used to have a lot of problems since some tops were not wide enough or some not long enough, trousers are not high enough all the clothes out there on the high street are just right for him, she added.

Therefore Ms.Mclukie and the MA Fashion Business students join hands with the Stroke Association and started working on garments. According to Rebecca, while she was designing the clothes they came to know about the difficulty that people with disabilities get in finding clothes or dress up by themselves.

"Fashionable adaptive garments should be available on the high street at an affordable price to meet the high demands of a large but forgotten audience," she added.

As fast they have made changes in the clothes, the collection also comes with wider cuffs, wider fittings, and diagonal trouser openings to help catheter users.

According to Ms. McLuckie, the idea of starting fashionable adaptive garments is an excellent idea. To come this level they ave taken many years, in some further years, they are going to start capsule wardrobe together and sell them online.

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