I had the pleasure of working backstage at Edinburgh Fashion Week not so long back. I helped dress the models, create running orders and liase with designers and stylists. One of the collections that stood out to me was S/S ’15 Kakao by K, which was part of the Thistle Street fashion collective. Full of clean lines, minimalist structures and seasonal tones, it put across a wearable, yet desirable vibe. Some days after the fabulous event, I met Karina, creator of the boutique. Check it out here!
Since October I have been working for a wonderful project in Ocean Terminal, Leith that celebrates independent Scottish brands, like Obscure Couture, We Are Rushworth and Rhodesian of Edinburgh. A pop-up department store housing 22 designers, Limited Edition brought together ethical shoppers, savvy fashion bloggers and fantastic emerging talents. This picture is from theScotland Redesigned team’s “Christmas night out“, although it was in January! The Limited Edition Shop is officially closed now, and I am really going to miss this lovely lot! However, SRD continue to spread the love for Scottish designers, with so many more exciting projects ahead!(Click here to find out more!)
“Education is compulsory, school is not”. A thought-provoking tagline for the innovative new insight into the world of home-schooling, “I don’t want to go to school” – a documentary directed by Katie-Marie Lynch, an ambitious film student I met years ago at Stage 2 drama school. We explored the motivations behind the upcoming picture and why its set to make an important statement.
Today’s interview is with Emily Hughes, whom I have had the pleasure of working with at Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fairs in Edinburgh, but the company and the lovely lady herself travel all over the UK bringing vintage fashion to the public. Check out www.judysvintagefair.co.uk to find one near you!
Last night I met with bestie bloggers Helen (left) and Kimberley (right), creators of Wardrobe Conversations, my new favourite power couple of the fashion world! Here they are testing out their glitter photo booth at the launch of the Wear Eponymous ‘Wardrobe’ at The Fort, a fabulous wee pop-up boutique showcasing Scottish designers; much like Scotland Redesigned : Limited Edition where I work, but instead focused on Glasgow, the ultimate Scottish city of style.
Yesterday I chatted with Jeanne Rideau, a french fashion blogger (http://janecurtain.blogspot.fr) currently studying at Heriot Watt University right here in Edinburgh. I was lucky enough to meet her through the Edinburgh bloggers community, as we were both interested in writing posts about style from both sides of the channel.
Finally I have secured a quick interview with the beautiful Farah , a.k.a creator of superb blog Faz Fashion Diary – click to explore! A social
media butterfly, multiple industry award-winner, and above all a down-to-earth young woman, Farah is certainly one to watch!
I had the unbelievable good fortune to meet and promote Jacob Edwards, hilarious London comedian, during last year’s Fringe Festival, so thought I would catch up with him and his happenings for a wee comedic interview.
This week I spoke to Andrew Ainslie, a denim expert at Xile Clothing, providing on-trend menswear by independent designers and big brands to Glasgow, Edinburgh, and the world! Shop online at http://www.xileclothing.com/ .