Planet Fashion

Some labels are showing how fashion can put the planet first. Here are our favourites… Clockwise from top left: FRANSA: recycled polyester dress £59.99, organic cotton t-shirt £19.99, ecovera viscose print dress £49.99 | BIBICO: fair trade linen top £54.95, fair trade linen dress £89.95 | JUST WHITE: sustainable blouse £79.95, organic cotton top £69.95…

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It’s all about the Accessories

With the help of a few key accessories even the most basic outfit can be transformed. Susan Oliver of So and Co Accessories tells us that now, more than ever, there is a desire for more meaningful products – accessories which are locally made and imbued with a sense of craftsmanship and artisanal techniques. Here…

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Wild About Fabric

 Crafting is officially cool. Knitting, embroidery, sewing and a host of other crafts have cast of their unglamorous image and are enjoying a boom thanks to television shows such as The Great British Sewing Bee. And for Rosie Creyke, who started sewing on a vintage Singer sewing machine when she was eight-years-old, this rise in…

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The Colour of Summer

This season the runways were fullof colour trends that double as mood boosters. From mellow yellows to bubblegum pink – here are our favourites… BUBBLEGUM PINK: This poppin’ pink hue will hold strong throughout the season. The bold hue comes in a variety of shades, but think in-between neon and a more pastel colour. SUNNY…

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Beautiful and Unique

Mention the words ‘bespoke, unique andjewellery’ in the same sentence and the words ‘out of my reach’ might spring to mind. But hand-crafted beautifully unique jewellery may be more affordable and not as out of reach as you might imagine. In fact, straying from the path of more well-known jewellery brands can often mean a…

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Good Hair Days Are Back

Those of us with overgrown roots and split ends rejoiced as hair salons re-opened after the most recent lockdown. And for the team at Lou Lou’s in Gullane re-opening meant a new-look salon, new ideas and renewed optimism. If you couldn’t wait to head back to the hairdressers, after the most recent lockdown, to have…

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Nature’s Symphony

Florals might seem the obvious choice for spring, But this year’s crop take a dive into nature. All POM Amsterdam. Clockwise from top left: Bouncing Leaves Top £74.95, Bouncing Leaves Blouse £89.95, Delicious Mess Blouse £99.95, Strawberry Blouse £89.95, Strawberry Dress £119.95, Sprinkles Top £84.95, Cheetah Disco Blouse £99.95   SECRET BOUTIQUE Main street, Gullane…

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Love Surf

The surfer lifestyle appeals to many – days spent getting fit riding waves, BBQs on the beach and long nights spent in front of camp fires. And it’s not only the lifestyle, but the look too. There’s something about that laid-back, beachy style that has inspired countless designers. It’s cool, it’s casual, and most importantly,…

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