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!
“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.
The wannabee journo strikes again! An interview with Donna Strachan, creator of genius gift brand Ingingerness, shows that with enough passion and creativity, your ideas can come to life. Donna designs unique creatures, all ginger of course, as she aims to help disadvantaged children find their inner artist. Check out the gorgeous new product range at www.ingingerness.com !
Gordon J Millar tells us all about the Scot Street Style Community, something I feel very passionately about and am so excited to see it grow even bigger. Tag #ScotStreetStyle on your pictures, follow him on instagram @ScotStreetStyle and get involved in the gatherings. All are welcome to join this fantastic creative movement.Continue reading →
Jack Fleuriste, founded by design guru Linzi Deprez, is a bespoke florist service catering for weddings and events. Linzi dedicates hours to creating unique bouquets that are perfect for each client, and has recently created a range of floral body art tattoos. The business was inspired by her Grandad, Jack, and his eccentric flower garden, and her love for art and interiors. Check it out at www.jackfleuriste.com.
Now this is exciting. Not only is this my first ever double interview, but it’s with the rainbow-haired creators of my favourite two fashion blogs: Forever Yours Betty and Bee Waits for No One. These super stylish industry experts have recently embarked on a new project: Betty & Bee, a creative PR business aiming to represent and relaunch fashionable brands from their base in uber-cool Glasgow. So here’s their fantastic interview, all about big dreams and dreamy days…
Marie Owen is the founder of Location Scotland,which has grown to become the country’s largest and most experienced stills and motion production company. They provide everything from locations to props and equipment for a huge variety of clients, including Chanel and Marie Claire. She invited me into their stunning studio to talk about fashionable photoshoots, office style and advice for budding businesswomen Continue reading →
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 →