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Holly Yendell: fashion designer of accessible clothing brand L.able
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Holly Yendell is a fashion designer and creator of accessible clothing brand L.able. Based in Alton, Hampshire, she was inspired to start the company by her father Tom Yendell, who is a disabled artist.
Her debut product is the unisex jersey cape, which is specially designed to bring style and comfort to wheelchair users. Holly tells us more about her company, how she became a fashion designer and future ideas for accessible clothing.
Head to the Disability Horizons Shop to buy the L.able unisex jersey cape.
Please tell Disability Horizons readers a bit about you and your background?
I initially wanted to study photography, but after completing a foundation course at Alton College, I went on to choose fashion. I decided I’d rather design the clothes than take photos of them, as I had strong sewing, drawing and illustration skills.
After being brought up in an artistic household, I always wanted to study the arts and when I read about a [...]