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Fashionability Life Hacks: Laura Talks Shopping with the Say Shopping App

If you are a user of assistive technology, have a print or mobility disability, or just want to be able to use your smartphone as a personal shopping assistant, then tune in as Laura interviews the founder of Conversant Labs. Chris Maury will demonstrate how the new app, Say Shopping, makes using your iPhone to shop with a major retailer as simple as chatting with a friend. If you will be attending the 75th annual convention of the National Federation of the Blind, you can also find Chris giving demos in the Target Stores booth, B43-44, as well as the Elegant Insights Braille Creations booth, C6. Download the app free from the app store here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sayshopping/id969106932?ls=1&mt=8 . To read more about our guest, go to the Accessible Insights Blog at http://accessibleinsights.info/blog/.

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Fashionability Forecasts Two New Shows For 2015-Join Us and Get Involved!

We invite you to join us as the Fashionability Channel rolls out two new shows! First, Emily describes her new idea, called “Savvy Style Seekers,” a fashion challenge with a twist. Next, Laura shares a unique way to answer the question, “what if you could choose just one thing to have on hand if you were stranded on a desert island?” Your participation is requested as we introduce these new shows to our 2015 audio collection!

For more information email us at fashionabilitychannel@gmail.com or tweet us at @InclusiveStyle.

What Are You Wearing: Laura is Softly Suited for the CSUN Conference on Disability

Greetings Everyone!

Welcome back to Fashionability, today in this episode Laura talks about what she wore for the CSUN conference that she attended.

Tricks of the Trade: Top Tips On Caring For Your Makeup Brushes

Greetings Everyone!
Welcome back to the latest episode from us at Fashionability, in todays episode of our segment tricks of the trade Emily will be sharing her tips and advice on caring for and maintaining your makeup brushes to ensure that you are able to get the best use out of them.

Fashionability Life Hacks: Emily’s Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide

Greetings Everyone!
Welcome back to Fashionability Life Hacks, today in a special Christmas episode Emily is here with some last minute gift ideas for those of you who are still struggling with presents.
Please be sure to consult the websites for their next day delivery guidelines if you are unsure.
Links, prices and details are listed below.
Merry Christmas Everyone!


Pick One: Babyliss Pro Curl Secret
Ranging from £110-£130 (around $200)
Link: http://www.boots.com/en/BaByliss-Curl-Secret_1337289/

Pick Two: Babyliss Big Hair Brush
Around £40-£45 ($60-$70 dollar region)
Link:http://www.boots.com/en/BaByliss-New-Big-Hair-Spinning-Brush-2885U_1337291/?cm_mmc=pla-_-google-_-PLAs-_-Boots+Shopping+-+Category+-+Electrical+Beauty

Pick Three: Urban Decay Glide on 24/7 eye Liner Set
Around £35 ($54)
Link: http://www.urbandecay.co.uk/eyes/eye-liner/ten-24/7-glide-on-eye-pencil-set
Pick Four: Deep Steep Lavender and Chamomile Bubble Bath (or shower gel
£10 ($20)
Link for Bubble Bath: https://www.fruugo.co.uk/deep-steep-organic-bubble-bath-lavender-chamomile/p-1795882-4174093?gclid=Cj0KEQiAwuSkBRC7qKq8rr7796sBEiQA5VnSuNyqEBZ991-C7XcyBQnB6KhFa5eEtt7AWGomtgOHJfoaAjg-8P8HAQ
Link for Shower Gel: http://www.feelunique.com/p/Deep-Steep-Lavender-Chamomile-Organic-Body-Wash-237ml

Pick Five: VOYAGE EAU DE TOILETTE TRIO GIFT
£15 ($23)
Link: http://www.thebodyshop.co.uk/gifts/view-all-christmas-gifts/voyage-eau-de-toilette-trio-gift.aspx

Pick Six:Nyx Curve Eyeliner
£13.00
Link: http://www.very.co.uk/nyx-the-curve-eyeliner/1162684953.prd?aff=google&affsrc=acquisition&cm_mmc=google-_-PLA+-+Beauty-_-Beauty+-+Makeup+-+Eyes+-+Pencils-_-NA&kpid=14049416&gclid=Cj0KEQiAwuSkBRC7qKq8rr7796sBEiQA5VnSuN0Kxg9nVDpBeZ30awmXGwDJLj43mT2FBeX6IvjYgSQaAh7S8P8HAQ

Pick Seven: Lush Winter Garden Gift Set
£18.50 ($28)
Link: https://www.lush.co.uk/products/15-30/winter-garden
£245 to £30 mark (around $40)
Link: http://www.beautybay.com/accessories/thisworks/deepsleeppillowspraylimitededition/

Changing Perceptions: Introducing Our New Contributor Vicky Kuhn

Greetings Everyone!
Today on Fashionability we would like to introduce you all to the newest member of the Fashionability family, Vicky Kuhn. Vicky has been an avid blogger, disability campaigner and writer and now she joins us to discuss her blogging, her love for fashion and her views on the fashion industry and their perception of disability.

What to Expect on Fashionability

Welcome to the World of Fashionability

What To Expect on Fashionability: Transcript

Em: Hi there, everyone. This is Emily Davison, co-founder with Laura Legendary, of the Fashionability Channel, here to share with you more about what you can expect to hear from us.

LL: And this is Laura, to invite you to help us grow the Fashionability Channel by telling your friends and followers about what we have to offer. So, Emily, why don’t you start…tell everyone about some of our fun ideas for the channel!

Em: One of the many segments you can look forward to will be called Changing Perceptions. It will feature interviews with inspirational people who are revolutionizing the fashion industry and making it an inclusive place for people with disabilities.

LL: “In The Loop,” will be a segment featuring the Fit Loop fitness guru marana Weber, who will discuss steps to achieving fitness for anyone, at any level, but especially for people who are blind or visually impaired. We’ll also add some nutritional insights for anyone who wants to ensure optimal health through better food choices.

Em: “The Tricks of the Trade” will be a series in which cosmetics and make up experts and enthusiasts will explore and explain some of the key tricks and tips for how you can achieve great looks with your make up.

LL: In a segment we’re calling, “Bad-ass Abilities,”Alan Chaulet, owner of BadAss Ability, will discuss wheelchair accessories and wheelchair sports apparel.

Em: “Fashionability Life Hacks” will be a series aimed at focusing on giving people with different disabilities advice and guidance on how to access fashion, from shopping to choosing the right clothing. This is a series aimed at explaining everything you need to know about making fashion accessible for your individual needs.

LL: In my segment called, “On The Job – Careerwear that works,” I’ll be discussing what to wear while on the job…or looking for one.

Em: “The Language of Fashion” will be a series that looks into what style means and how peoples dress sense can articulate something about them. The series will discuss different cultural perspectives of fashion with guest speakers for each episode.

LL: In “Fashionability 101,” Both Emily and I, along with special guests, will offer up some education as to some really basic aspects of fashion and style, with accessibility in mind. Thorough descriptions of basic shapes, necklines, sleeve lengths, textiles, skirt lengths, vocabulary and entry-level terminology associated with apparel, makeup, haircare, skincare, accessories, and so on. Learn along with us.

EM: Are you “Loving The Skin You’re In?” This will be a series that talks about body confidence and how to make the most of your body with guest speakers to add some 411.

LL: “Shoe be do be do,” Will feature various experts who will tread softly on the topic of footwear.

Em: “Skincare S O S” Have a rather bad bout of acne? Your skin is feeling rather worse for wear this Autumn? You want to know how to make your skin look and feel amazing? Well never fear for the Skincare S OS series is here. This will be a series that looks at how you can achieve perfect skin for your skin type with the help of the series that will look at different aspects of skin conditions from aging skin, to troublesome spots to environmentally triggered skin problems.
If your skin is in need of some TLC, this is the series for you.

LL: Finally, no list of topics would be complete without a discussion of “All That Glitters.” We’ll talk about jewelry and gems, tips on how to buy, how to wear, and how to care for your beautiful collection. We’ll review how to identify all types of metals, stones, components, settings, styles and trends.

Em: These are just examples of the type of content we are currently planning to air on Fashionability. However, as we evolve, grow and change as a result of listener feedback, you might hear many other topics.

LL: Remember, if you have a suggestion, topic idea, or just want to show us some love, please send us an email at fashionability channel at gmail.com.

Em: Stay tuned! Bye for now!