WE EXIST

Amandine Labbé and Simon Colin

From orthopedics and fashion: a dream team

Simon Colin, founder and orthopedic technician and Amandine Labbé, artistic director and creative pillar met, driven by the same goal : allow expression for everyone. A devoted mission in mind, which,
their team is working with.

Surrounded by cold and impersonnal orthopedic devices, Simon Colin, graduate in orthopedic wanted to change esthetics in the handicap world ! Strong by his artistic environment and his love to tatoo univers, he asked himself : Why not personalize orthopedic devices… as tatoo ?

That’s how U-exist was born. It’s time to customize prosthesis, orthesis, corsets, with orthoprothetists, worldwilde creators and partners that together we playing with differences.

They support us :

U-exist is incubated at Maisons de Mode which support fashion designers for years. 

U-exist is supported by Eurasanté, which support innovative project leader in health environment.

Assedea is an association that working only with volunteers. The association help people touch by agenesis, it means the loss of a limb at the birth of the child. Assedéa existed for more than 40 years and aims to: -Improve the quality of life of those affected by these malformations. -To allow families to meet, exchange with other parents and reassure them about the future of this child. -To provide information related to the agenesis of member (s): referral to specialized medical institutions, equipment, administrative procedure … -To contribute and advance research, to intervene with public authorities and allow progress on the origin of these malformations. -To collaborate with other associations. 

Yoocan is the first global collaborative community for and by people with disabilities. People can share experiences and knowledges, that no one feels alone. An inspiring plateform !  

The Active amputee is an amazing blog written by Bjoern Eser. Thought as a resource for amputees, this blog aims to inform, inspire and engage ! You’ll find inspiring stories for sure ! 

You ? Association, company or project. Contact-us  to exchange about possible collaboration proposals. Download our partnership kit for more details.

 

A network of artists.

Tatooers, designers, stylists, photographers, as many creatives who collaborate with us to guarantee collections unique and comtemporary designs. To find in our page U-catalog. If you want to join our artists network and change together the vision of handicap, contact-us 😉

Referring athletes.

Amazing atheletes face the challenge of assuming their images and playing their differences with U-exist.

Multiple medalist,  world champion and recordman in long jump – Instagram / Facebook

Axel Alletru

12 times France champion of natation, recordman & Vice-champion of Europe – Website / Video Instagram / Facebook

Katell Alençon

Multiple medalist of cycling World cup – Instagram 

Arnaud Assoumani

Multiple medalist and world champion in long jump- WebsiteInstagram / Facebook / Twitter 

 

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