Wheelchairs Become A Fashion Statement With These Designer Covers
Ireland – For those who use wheelchairs daily, it can be hard when all people see is the chair. Enter Izzy Wheels, a company that brings together artists and designers to create unique and fun wheel covers. These colorful spoke guards help express the person’s personality, just like their fashion choices, which each costing €99-€139 each (or $110-$152) and attached to the wheel with Velcro straps.
The start-up, founded by sisters Ailbhe and Isabel Keane, has one motivation – to break down the negative stigma associated with wheelchair use. In addition, the sisters want to prove to the world that a wheelchair can be a work of art.