Even the best makeover shows need an injection of fresh ideas every now and again. So for this new three-parter, loveable stylist Gok Wan and his team are focusing on women who not only need a confidence boost but who are also living with a disability — namely, Tracy, 40, who uses a wheelchair; Clare, 44, who lost a leg eight years ago after a motorbike accident; and Di, 54, who lost her eyesight in her twenties. Gok, however, is determined to separate her general body loathing from her specific disability and believes the full How To Look Good Naked treatment will bring about a radical rethink. By 8pm. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.
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TOP TIP: A dirndl or A-line skirt is perfect for wheelchair users as its gathered appearance means there is enough fabric for it to sit nicely on the lap and not ride up. Will they turn this around…? Over 2. She believes that although it is good to have guidance from loved ones, knowing your own mind is vital. TOP TIP: Get loved ones to help you build up an audio or textured style bible, as Gok did for Di, which gives you all the rules and tips on how to dress your shape. Bless him!
That the participants are ambidextrous? Live in a tent on Mull? Neither of the above. Rather that Wan's latest batch of bare, naked ladies are disabled — and just like its cousins "special" and "alternative", it appears the word "different" is rapidly earning patronising connotations. But let's not gripe.
How to Look Good Naked … with a Difference. Late last year, an email from the production company asking for disabled women to take part appeared in my inbox, but I chose not to go for it to avoid being caught up in said gaffes. There were a couple of occasions when he did - although it was in a shopping centre full of screaming women when somebody was about to go starkers. So I was prepared to be ambiguous about the use of the word. If more presenters working with disabled people had these skills then this emerging area would have an easier ride.