The Perfect Fit

The beloved pair of trousers is a true wardrobe saviour; casual yet sophisticated it can be effortlessly dressed up for evening or thrown on with trainers for a chic, nonchalant look. Yet getting trousers to fit can sometimes feel like a losing battle. Elaine Ramanauskas introduces us to the perfect pair! It’s said that aside from…

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Waxing Lyrical

There’s no doubt about it, gorgeously scented candles are the ultimate interior accessory. I joined designer and candlemaker Laura Wilson at her North Berwick headquarters to learn how to make a soy scented candle. Stepping into Laura Thomas Co Headquarters, a wave of delicious scents assail my senses. The workshop table is set with jars,…

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Fashion for your Staycation

You don’t always have to leave the country to go on holiday. Sometimes, it’s just about taking time out and seeing what’s on your doorstep, rediscovering the place you live in and relaxing. But packing for a staycation can be a challenge, so Elaine Ramanauskas puts together her staycation fashion must-haves. Holidaying at home means…

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Summer Suitcase Edit

When it comes to packing for our summer holiday, some of us love it and some of us loathe it. Either way, there’s definitely an art to it, which many of us sadly do not possess. We either over-pack to the point of no return (cue the kitchen sink) or manage to forget the basics,…

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F is for Father’s Day

Mother’s Day may get the lion’s share of the glory, but dad needs love too. Here are our top picks for the perfect Father’s Day gift from Gullane’s Old Smiddy… Father’s Day is fast approaching (Sunday 17th June – put it in your diary) and dads around the country are standing in front of mirrors,…

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Spring Style

From classic navy and white, to flirty florals, to pretty pastels, spring dressing is all about uplifting, colourful and joyous clothes. Even if the outlook is gloomy you can dress yourself happy! Here are some of the key looks to have on your spring fashion radar. … 1. Hatley Navy Angelina Palazzo Pants £44.95, Hatley…

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