Life in a Wheelchair Inspired Cork Man to Develop Inclusive and Sustainable Clothing Line

 

For a man who is the co-founder of a clothing brand, Nathan Kirwan admits he is a reluctant participant in the fashion industry.

Nathan, from Currabinny, sustained a spinal chord injury from a fall in 2013 and life in a wheelchair since then has thrown up all sorts of challenges.

“Clothing was one of the challenges I had to overcome; dressing in general,” he explains.

“I found clothes just weren’t suitable for sitting in,they weren’t functional. I used to have issues putting them on and then when they were on they didn’t always stay on, or fall the way you’d expect them to.”

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