Women in Contemporary Society Photography Exhibition

 

exhibitionLast Friday I attended the opening night preview of Women in Contemporary Society, a photography exhibition by third year students at Napier University as part of Space: Occupied at Trinity Apse. The collective involves talented photographers Rosemary Adler, Cirstyn Brown, Jade Cofor, Oliver Forde, Agata Kozlowska, Sandi Macdonald-Haig and Stewart Main, all creating unique works around the theme of female identity in the modern world.

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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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Fashion Revolution Edinburgh with Colour Elements

I support Fashion Revolution because despite numerous disasters that exemplify the state of the fashion industry, change is still far too slow and we can only make progress with a united movement. Its brilliant to see the project gain momentum here in Scotland as well as worldwide. I think Edinburgh is the perfect place for a Fashion Revolution event because we have a thriving creative community that really cares about ethics. The fashion industry here is growing and as it grows, each step of the way we need to consider sustainability as the number one priority.

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