Edinburgh fashion fans, have you ever been to Bohemia? If not, why not? Bohemia is a gorgeous little bohemian (as the name would suggest) boutique in Marchmont with a huge selection of clothing, accessories, jewellery, homeware, kidswear and gifts. They have a strong ethos that I really connect with, ensuring the products they sell are ethically made and traded, and their own brand range is 100% handmade by skilled artisan communities from around the world.
Back in March my lovely mum and I were invited by Fort Kinnaird, a shopping complex in Edinburgh, to enjoy some treats to celebrate Mother’s day, including afternoon tea at Patisserie Valerie and some pampering at The Body Shop. We had a wonderful time (I mean I always have a wonderful time with Mumma MacGilp because she rocks) and took some lovely pictures so I thought I’ve give you guys an insight into what we got up to. Read on to find out more about Patisserie Valerie and the Body Shop at Fort Kinnaird.
Last week I met up with Ann Martin from celebrated Scottish fashion blog Style Stamps
for a little street style shoot, as I wanted to show off my new items from Glasgow designer fashion brand Birds of Prayers
, a hugely oversized black smock dress with deep pockets and a flouncy skirt, and a giant jersey tote bag with enough room in it for the kitchen sink.
While chatting about the current state of blogging with Ann over a cappuccino at Round Square coffee house, we touched upon the issue of over-saturation of beauty bloggers right now, and how neither of us really prioritised writing about hair and make-up. I’ve been blogging less and less lately about all things beauty, so I’ve decided its time to narrow down my niche and drop it from the blog completely. Read on to find out why…
Considered the ‘most stylish’ beer brand in the UK Peroni Nastro Azzurro continues to be imported from Italy to this day. To celebrate the quality of craftsmanship that is so inherent to the Italian way of life, The House of Peroni will be opening its doors in Edinburgh, giving visitors the chance to experience art like never before, all within the backdrop of a vibrant Peroni Nastro Azzurro bar.
The House will open its doors on Edinburgh’s bustling Castle Street for a special three-day event from Thursday 30th March – Saturday 1st April that will allow guests to experience a virtual world that blends art and technology.
It’s no secret that women tend to have a slight obsession with shoes; enviously looking at Khloe Kardashian’s shoe closet to breaking a few toes in order to wear those killer heels, who can blame us? Cinderella married a prince because of a pair of glass slippers! So, If you love shoes, love looking at shoes and breaking a heel automatically leads to a broken heart, do keep reading. I have discovered an amazing designer ‘Tony Bianco’ (Look at his Instagram to get your shoe fix @tonybianco)