I went online today to check out Tommy Adaptive, you know to see what’s new and obviously see how the brand’s marketing practices have shifted in the era of COVID 19. I’m going to do my best to take you through my experience step by step. I typed the tommy.com URL When I went to […]

Blog, Brands

May 13, 2020

We See you Shifting Culture Tommy.com

On March 16th I read an article by Robin Givhan, one of my favorite fashion critics, who has the distinction of being the only fashion critic awarded a Pulitzer Prize for criticism. Her article entitled, Our Clothes Tell Our Story, What Happens when the Narrative is just Pajamas and Sweats explores the act of getting […]


May 5, 2020

The Robin Givhan Article That Inspired My Covid 19 Podcast Series

Katie May Los Angeles is selling stylish non-medical reusable/washable masks priced between $19-$45 per mask. For every mask sold, Katie is donating 3 utility masks for frontline workers. They’ve set a goal to sell 20,000 masks and once that goal is met they’ll begin donating to charities like no No Kid Hungry. The adjustable strap […]

Stephanie Says

May 3, 2020

Accessible Face Masks

Over the years I’ve worked as a consultant formally and informally, and there is one theme that comes up in most sessions, the idea that designing for disability is a daunting task, but the reality is that it isn’t daunting, it’s overlooked. Mostly because we (disabled and people with disabilities) are rarely if ever considered […]


May 2, 2020

Loungewear: Gateway to Adaptive Fashion

Dressing with disabilities can be challenging. From body stiffness to painful flair-ups, headaches, skin sensitivity, dexterity challenges, mobility challenges, design limitations and so much more. This is why I adore Zappos Adaptive (ZA) it’s a one-stop-shop for healthwear, footwear, and clothing designed with disability in mind. As a disability fashion stylist, I suggest ZA to […]

Brands, Retailers

April 1, 2020

Zappos Adaptive

2019 was a pivotal year for the adaptive sector of the fashion industry. I know, I’ve followed fashion and clothing trends for the disabled for over two decades. Last year the pace at which I received interview requests to discuss my work as a disability fashion stylist signified a cultural shift. But did this interest […]

Blog, Covid 19, Stephanie Says

March 17, 2020

Adaptive Fashion and the New Normal

When you can’t find a tulle “puffy” skirt designed for sitting you redesign your “made for standing” tulle skirt, connect with a fabulous tailor to sew your vision and keep it moving. When my client Lauren “Lolo” Spencer told me she was invited to attend the Holly Rod Foundation Design Care Gala, I knew exactly […]

The Edit

July 30, 2019

When You Can’t Find It Redesign It

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