How I Started Making Clothing for Wheelchairs Users

How I Started Making Clothing for Wheelchairs Users

The Story of IZ Adaptive When Barbara Turnbull walked into my life, I had no idea that everything was about to change, and that my eyes were going to be opened to a world that I didn't know exi...
A fashion designer's workspace. Framed by dress form and clothing rack with tops and bottoms. In between, a desk with spools of thread, colored pencils and fabric swatches. Behind, a wall with posters of geometric designs and garment illustrations.

5 DIY Tricks Wheelchair Users Can Use to Make Adaptive Pants

For wheelchair users, purchasing pants 'off the rack' presents many potential challenges. However, there are things you can do yourself to help create more comfort and functionality, so that the...
Illustration of wheelchair sculpture. Underneath, text that reads “Designs for sitting.”

Fashion Follows Form: Designs for Sitting

https://vimeo.com/343662962 Comparing Designs for Sitting Across the Centuries From June 2014 until January 2015, the Royal Ontario Museum featured the revolutionary designs of IZ Adaptive...
Russell’s Best Self

Russell’s Best Self

Russell’s ‘Perfect Fit’ changed the way he felt about comfort, confidence and the importance of well fitting pants. Russell:Hi, My name is Russell and I'm from Peterborough.   Izzy:What are you ...
Tara-Anne's Perfect Fit

Tara-Anne's Perfect Fit

Tara-Anne shares her love of friendship and the importance of a ‘Perfect Fit’.     Full Transcription below:      Tara-Anne      Hi, my name is Tara-Anne. I'm a student. So I've ...
Jason’s Unexpected Passion

Jason’s Unexpected Passion

Jason share's his love of comedy and how the perfect fit changes the way he feels. Jason: My name is Jason. I'm 36, and I was born here in Toronto, but I grew up mostly in Richmond Hill. I am pas...
IZ Adaptive founder Izzy Camilleri standing with Chris. Both of them wear white t-shirts that reads, “I am the #PerfectFit.” Izzy wears black jeans with a black belt and Chris wears gray sweatpants with drawstring.

Chris' Peer Support

Chris loves to sit down with other folks in order to encourage them and to share the message of never giving up. Chris: Hi, I'm Chris Channon, and I'm from Toronto.Izzy: What are you passionate ab...
Full shot, seated. Adrienne perches on a white stool. She wears light blue denim jeans and a white t-shirt that reads, “I am the #PerfectFit.” She rests her hands on top of her leg and smiles.

Adrienne's Paddling Passion

Being out on the water has brought a lot to Adrienne's life, including camaraderie and a whole lot of fun. Adrienne: I'm Adrienne Skinner, and I'm from Mississauga, Ontario.Izzy: What are you pass...
Medium shot, standing. Jodi and IZ Founder Izzy Camilleri smile as they wrap an arm around each other. Both of them wear a white t-shirt that reads, “I am the #PerfectFit.” Jodi wears beige jeans and Izzy wears black jeans with a black belt.

Jodi's Lasting Friendships

Jodi shares how friendships can be the place where you find the perfect fit, which makes you become your best self. Izzy: What are you passionate about?Jodi: I'm passionate about research actually...