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Abby’s Reflections #5 | Victorious

Insights on Beauty & Sight Loss “It is not a tragedy to learn how to use the white cane. It is a VICTORY to reclaim independence.” ~Abigale Sometimes I feel like many people aren’t concerned about the issue of sight loss because they aren’t personally affected. I think being part of such a small demographic […]

Guest Post: Angie Roberts

Winter is here for some of us… and the high streets have cozied up with a fabulous new collection of winter warmer coats*. What is your style and where do you shop? In the first large picture, the model is wearing a wool mix pale grey coat classic and stylish, with an oversized camel coloured […]

Blind Beauty Issue #10 | Maribel Steel

“As every artist knows and experiences, with persistence comes the magic of completion and the joy of accomplishment. Losing my sight gradually over thirty-five years has given me time to develop a clearer vision of who I am, so I also design presentations as a creative way to share my insights on the journey towards […]

Abby’s Reflections #3 | Beauty Industry

Insights On Beauty & Sight Loss “One need not look too far to see little representation of blind people in the world at large and in the beauty industry there is a tremendous opportunity for positive change.” ~Abigale Description: A gray, teal, and white template utilizing the ‘Abby’s Corner’ image of Abby sitting cross-legged […]

Holiday Fashion Engages Senses From Head To Toe #2

Houndstooth, Fur & A Little Sparkle While you may not be able to see the forest for the trees, you can be a vision in an ensemble with multiple textures. In my second installment on engaging the senses through holiday fashion I’ve taken three knit separates added faux fur, velvet, reptile texture, and gemstones to […]

Abby’s Reflections #24 | Focus On Abilities

Insights on Beauty & Sight Loss Through sharing some of my personal accomplishments and highlighting the achievements of my blind and VI sisters this will help to shift the conversation from what people think we “can’t do” to place the focus on what we “CAN and ARE doing.” ~Abigale Description: A gray, teal, and white […]

Guest Post: Lisa Salinger

Reach! 3 Invaluable Tips To Endure The Holidays Originally published on BlindAlive If I said I’m here to tell you about three unbeatable moves for the entire holiday season, what would your reaction be? Maybe your heart does a little happy dance because you love the holidays in any way, shape or form. Maybe you feel […]

Women On The Move: Megan Darcy

A 5K Blindy Moment It may have cost me a pajama day on the lounge, and some serious toddler treat negotiations with Little (Emily) so I’d have to actually parent. But the cognitive overload and exhaustion was oh so worth it. Guess who challenged her bad arse self to a solo park run with nothing […]

Blind Beauty Issue #9 | Amy Bovaird

“My lack of vision limits me … and yet, it is that very thing that pushes me forward.” ~Amy Bovaird Description: Featured image is a mock magazine cover titled Blind Beauty. Amy and the president of the Lion’s Club are on the cover standing next to one another in front of navy curtains and the […]

Cozy, Comfy & Cute – Autumn Wear’s 3 Cs

Cooler temperatures dictate chunky sweaters and one of my personal faves, a reversible cape. In the collage I’m wearing a tan dolman sleeve sweater and a leopard print scarf, with black leggings, black patent tasseled loafers, and a navy/gray cowl cape. The snaps which create large armholes enables even greater versatility of the cape as […]