Scottish Brands

Ethical Fashion Event Edinburgh: Fashion Revolution Week 2017

As I write this, I’ve just come back from the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) after an insanely eventful event all about celebrating all things ethical fashion during Fashion Revolution Week with Colour Elements, at which I spoke on a panel of experts after a film screening of Slowing Down Fast Fashion. This picture shows one of the Scottish sustainable fashion brands that showcased at the night, Cloh, a new contemporary menswear label that utilizes quality re-purposed textiles, like ‘linen’ made from plastic bottles used to make stunning oversized shirts.

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Street Style on The Shore

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The Shore is probably on of my favourite places in Edinburgh. Beautiful modern buildings and amazing pubs and restaurants overlook the Water of Leith and the whole place looks like a mini Amsterdam. I had a great time shooting this outfit with Lyndsey from Edinburgh lifestyle blog The Quiet Resolution This was probably the first time in 2017 I’ve worn a dress without tights because Scotland is cold as hell. Looking at my pale legs you can also see why I usually choose to cover up in black! Scroll to the bottom to shop the look, which features Mandi Candi Boutique and Stella & Dot. I hope you enjoy!

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Araminta Campbell Clutch Bag Giveaway

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Today I am thrilled to announce a giveaway on the blog in collaboration with talented artisan Araminta Campbell! You have the chance to win a handmade limited edition (1/50) fold-over clutch bag in bespoke tweed in your choice of colourways, worth £100. To enter, all you need to do is scroll to the bottom of this post, follow Araminta Campbell on social media and help us spread the word about the competion online! Read on to find out more about this Edinburgh design studio and my chat with Araminta herself about the Scottish textile industry and the importance of sustainable fashion.

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New Edinburgh Salons: Paint and The Nail Gal

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I know, I know, I said I was dropping beauty from the blog. But one last time, I wanted to feature some new beauty salons I’ve discovered in Edinburgh through the power of instagram. Lately I have been getting bored with my usual look, so I decided it was time for a refresh, with a little help from some local girl bosses at Paint and The Nail Gal.

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Yellow Bubble: Summer Knitwear, Scottish Fashion and Shopping Small

Yellow Bubble is an Edinburgh based knitwear brand run by Jenny McCraw, a fellow Herald Fashion Awards 2016 winner and one of my favourite memebrs of my fashion department at The Scottish Design Exchange. The label has just receaslesed the new Spring/Summer collection, aand I was lucky enough to preview it in the Abbeyhill studio last week to chat with Jenny herself. Love this image from the new lookbook, photographed by Erica Von Stein, all the 1970s vibes! Read on to see our interview all about Scottish fashion, summer knitwear and shopping small…

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