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!
Hilary Grant, the eponymous luxury fashion brand based in Scotland, creates gorgeous hand crafted accessories and knitwear using only the best materials. Her modern twists on classic designs and bright colour palettes are popular all year round, especially up north where knitwear really is required even in summer! Forget everything you know about knitting; no longer is it a granny’s game. Check out hilarygrantknitwear.com.uk and follow her on instagram and twitter @hilarygrantknitwear.
Exclusive! Get your exclusive interview! This week I spoke with Bethany Jane Wood, a graphic design student in England who, at just 16 years old, plans to start a kitcsh accesories empire! The new brand Loving Dot (named after her adorable Jack Russell) is open for business, selling handmade mirrors, phone cases, nail art and more. Find Bethany on instagram and pinterest @loving_dot.
I could write forever about Lynette Gray; go for a quick coffee and you’ll feel like you’ve been friends forever. This inspirational Scottish designer created online fashion brand Angel Pixie Love from next to nothing, and yet the success of the company in the space of a year has been unbelievable. Here’s just a snapshot of our incredible interview- she is definately one to watch! Continue reading →