289 – Creating Adaptive Clothing with Caron McLuckie from Bealies Adaptive Wear

In this episode of the Make it British podcast, Karen McCluckie, the director of Bealies Adaptive Wear, shares her inspiring journey of creating adaptive clothing for wheelchair users and disabled individuals.

Motivated by her son’s disability and the lack of suitable clothing options in the market, Karen embarked on a mission to design stylish and functional joggers tailored to the needs of wheelchair users. From the initial idea to overcoming challenges and securing funding, Karen discusses the process of bringing her innovative designs to the market while juggling her role as a social worker.

With a commitment to UK manufacturing and a vision for expanding her product range, Karen’s story highlights the power of innovation and determination in creating inclusive fashion solutions.

About Caron McCluckie

Caron on Linkedin

Bealies Adaptivewear Website