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Instagram blogger inspires others with disabilities to enjoy colourful fashion – The Independent

The fashion industry has been making strides in recent years to become more inclusive and diverse.

However, it still has a long way to go when it comes to adequately representing individuals with disabilities.

Sophie Bradbury-Cox has made it her mission to inspire others with disabilities to enjoy the vibrancy and versatility that fashion has to offer.

The 30-year-old blogger, who goes by the handle @fashionbellee online, has spinal muscular atrophy type three and uses a wheelchair.

A diagnosis of spinal muscular atrophy type three involves weakness in the muscles and can lead to scoliosis.

Ms Bradbury-Cox noticed that there was a severe lack of disabled people visible within the fashion world, which is why she decided to create her Instagram account and share her stylish flair with the world.

“I started my Instagram account because I wanted to show other disabled people that you can be sitting in a wheelchair and still have your own sense of style,” she told The Independent.

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