Scottish Fashion

Style by the Sea: Scottish Design Exchange

Ocean Terminal, a shopping centre in Leith by the sea, is what some may describe as a lifeless, generic mall, filled with chain restaurants, coffee giants, tacky stalls and high street shops. As someone who has worked there in two instances, I can agree to some extent, but in recent times, the clever people at the centre have been rejuvenating their reputation. By welcoming local creative talent to showcase and sell their products in various retail formats, Ocean Terminal has turned itself into a bustling design hub.

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The Scottish Design Exchange

 

The Scottish Design Exchange is a unique concept store and not-for-profit creative community, bringing artists and designers together to share a new retail space in Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh, that benefits the both makers and customers.Β In the shop, fashion designers, artists, textile and jewellery designers, publishers, photographers, product manufacturers and others work together to share the costs involved in running a busy store.

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Edinburgh International Fashion Festival (EIFF)

Β Today marks the beginning of a long weekend of exciting happenings as part the Edinburgh International Fashion Festival (EIFF). For the fourth successful year running, Jonathan and Anna Freemantle, founders of the festival, are celebrating fashion talent and legacy by curating several events in various venues around the city, all open to the public and absolutely free!

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Drink & Draw: The Biscuit Factory #EdFashion


Last night a unique event took place at The Biscuit Factory (which yes- actually used to make biscuits!) in Leith. Run by Satisfashion and Lanyard Media, the team behind revolutionary hashtag #edfashion , Drink & Draw invited bloggers, fashionistas and artists alike to view exclusive pieces from local designers and sketch our interpretations, while we shared a glass of bubbly or three. We are already excited for the sequel!

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ECA Fashion Show 2015

From the 23rd to the 25th April 2015, the Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) Fashion and Textiles Show took place, a spectacle of design students showcasing their collections in front of students, bloggers, families and the fashion elite. We both had the unbelievable opportunity to model on the catwalk, and get the up-close and personal backstage experience.


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