Scottish Fashion

Scottish Fashion and Art for Positive Mental Health Action

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I’m so excited to finally share with you the backstage images taken by the wonderful Edinburgh fashion photographer Ellie Morag at Coburg House from my charity event #MINDFRAME, a showcase of Scottish fashion and art presented by the Scottish Design Exchange in aid of one of Scotland’s largest mental health charities, Penumbra. Find out more about the event below!

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Autumn/Winter Transition: The Knitwear Edit with Collingwood Norris

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Today’s outfit post features 3 gorgeous knitwear pieces from Scottish Borders-based designerย knitwear brand Collingwood Norris, who create super-soft, cosy and most importantly, ethically made, clothing and accessories that are perfect for transitional dressing here in Scotland as the Summer days quickly fade into chilly Autumn nights. See how I styled the wrap, hat and jumper below…

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Trend Tuesday: Supersize Gingham

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There’s no denying that gingham has been one of the biggest trends of 2017. From ankle boots to midi skirts, Bardot tops to shirt dresses, this twee little print has been plastered over the worldwide style scene for ages now, and I for one am definitely not bored yet!

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Mindframe: Charity Fashion Show and Art Exhibition

 

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Together with the Scottish Design Exchange, I am hosting a new event called Mindframe, a fashion show and art exhibition in aid of Penumbra, one of Scotlandโ€™s leading mental health charities, on Thursday 5th October from 7pm at Coburg House, in Leith, Edinburgh.
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Scottish Fashion Matters, And Here’s Why

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My biggest bug bare is that the ‘UK fashion industry’ is basically just the London fashion industry. All the media attention and government investment goes straight to the capital. All the events happen in London, even the Scottish Fashion Awards. All the talented Scottish graduates from amazing fashion courses in Scotland move to London because ‘there’s no jobs here’, but if everyone leaves, how can we create those jobs? ย Read on to see the 5 reasons why I think Scottish Fashion is vitally important and should be celebrated and invested in.

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