Att kunna uttrycka oss med färg, form och stil är något som nästan alla tar för givet. Klä upp oss till festen, anpassa klädvalet till jobbet eller välja det enkla när vi är hemma. Vi provar kläderna noga, poserar framför spegeln och väljer plagg som framhäver det önskvärda. Som man brukar säga - kläderna speglar vår personlighet.
Being able to dress ourselves in the clothes we like and express ourselves with color, shape and style is something that almost everyone takes for granted. Dress up for a party, adapt the choice of clothes to the job or choose the simple and comfortable ones when we are at home. We choose clothes carefully, pose in front of the mirror for hours and choose the garment most careful. As they say - the clothes reflect our personality.
But what if you never could feel this satisfaction, as if the clothes your wear feels like they where made for someone els, not for you.
When I met my husband Kristoffer, who is a wheelchair user, he struggled with just this kind of problems. The clothes he wore did not stayed in place for more then 10 min. The clothes he can get his hands on are simply not created for anyone in a wheelchair. For me it's important that everyone should be able to express their personality in the choice of clothes. Therefore, with the help of a designer I created a collection of clothes completly created according to all the rules of fashion and completely adapted for people in wheelchairs.
The collection is the first of its kind
We have come so far in the process that our first collection HUMAN is now available in Sweden.
The clothes have adjustments like higher waist at the back, rubber bands, press studs instead of regular buttons and stretch. This first collection includes jeans, elegant trousers and a classic jacket.
"The jeans that the company Wheelwear has developed, I really want to strike a blow for. First of all, they are extremely stylish and also have a phenomenal fit for someone like me who sits down all the time. They are very soft and comfortable and have built-in stretch in All joints, which makes them very comfortable. The adjustments that have also been made with a higher rear with rubber bands and a push button at the front make them extremely easy to use. I have barely been out of my pair since I got them!"
The dark blue jacket in the men's collection Human from Wheelwear is warm and has nice details in the form of orange zippers and pockets. A comfortable garment in a good fit. As a wheelchair user, my experience with jackets is that it becomes "puffy". To reduce the feeling that the jacket makes me thick, I try to push the fabric down and together, but it only leads to more dirt when the fabric comes out to the sides towards the wheels. But thanks to the fact that this jacket is waist-high and has a cuff at the waist and at the wrists, the "puffiness" folds and the risk of dirt from the wheels is reduced. In addition to two regular pockets on each side, the jacket also has a fun detail. namely a nice jacket-like chest pocket on the front. "
The next phase is the most important
In order to fulfill the dream of offering collections to both women in wheelchairs and men, the investment needs to raise new capital. Here you can make a big difference! The capital will be used to complete current and future collections, increase awareness of the brand, open more distribution channels and have more collaborations with designers. Your contribution helps my husband Kristoffer and others in his situation to get more choices, to be able to express their personalities and feel so wonderful when you feel good.
If you want to join and support us, you can either make a donation directly here or swish in your contribution on number 123 39 28 306 or via bankgiro 5648-6566, the company is called Global Wheelwear AB.
Thank you for joining!