Listen to Kelly Knox speak about our collective ideas and assumptions around body image. From a young age she realised we are more than our bodies we are eternal souls. She grew up embracing the idea that difference is something to be celebrated, how perfection is a false ideal, and how our body is not an apology! She speaks about her work in the fashion industry and how she is an inspiring voice for compassion and change.

Kelly Knox is a Model, Mother and Starseed Warrior. She is a passionate advocate for diversity in fashion with the aim to dismiss society’s preconceptions about disability and to change the beauty ideal. Kelly is listed in the Power 100 – Britain’s most influential people with a disability and is devoted to motivating future generations. Over the course of her career Kelly has worked hard to offer inspiration to those who need to develop confidence. She has spread her message of diversity and drive internationally and across various cultures and social movements. She has supported many organizations including Action For Children, Disability Confident, and the London College of Fashion ‘Better Lives Seminar’. Kelly is currently on the advisory panel for ‘Be Real’ Body Confidence Campaign. In August 2016, Kelly was shortlisted as Celebrity of the Year at the National Diversity Awards. Kelly is a healer and a regular blogger for the Huffington Post UK.

 

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