Powerful Packaging

This month Laura Thomas Co. is shouting about the joys of paper! In its purest form, sustainably sourced paper means no harm to the environment. However, once coated with plastic to make cups for the beverage industry, it becomes a disaster zone – hugely complex to recycle and left strewn across our beautiful natural environment…

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The Bold and the Beautiful

Maximalism is the fashion catchword for summer 2020. It’s all about experimenting with pattern. from graphic prints to floral collage – the bolder the better. This summer there are no rules to getting it right, it’s all about having fun with print and pattern and being daring with combinations. The SS20 runways exploded with floral…

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Staycation Fashion

With summer fast approaching, you’d normally be packing a beach bag and stocking up on suncream. But this year, things are a little different and you might be holidaying at home. For staycation fashion inspiration, we’ve rounded up our favourite pieces this summer. We need clothes that are both comfortable and stylish – dresses and…

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Holiday at Home

This summer, heading further afield may be off the cards, but the good news is that by creating the perfect outdoor space at home, you’ll have a place where you can relax, reconnect with nature, and spend time with your family. Here are a few ideas…

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Denim Trends 2020

Denim is never not in vogue. In fact, it’s been a fashion mainstay throughout the 140-odd years it’s been in existence. The Spring/Summer ‘20 fashion shows were rife with all things denim. The everyday staple had a huge presence on the runways – with every big designer from Givenchy to Gucci showcasing the much-loved fabric…

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The Ultimate Treat

Editor Kim Williams’ new skin-care find… I won’t act like facial oil is some hot new thing. Hardly, it’s been around for centuries. But with winter hanging around for what seems like forever, it’s time to add one of these glow-making, wonder products to your skin-care routine. Inspired by the northern lights, Aurora oil serum from…

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Perfect Hair Day

We’ve all ventured into uncharted hair territory only to walk out with an accidental bob, a botched fringe, and probably some tears. The salon experience is something we should enjoy, not dread. At Lou Lou’s in Gullane, not only can you truly trust them with your tresses, but they’ll also ensure your visit is a…

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Spring’s Nature Inspired Colour Palette

The Pantone Colour Institute summed up the Spring/Summer 2020 colour trends as “friendly and relatable” According to Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the institute, the 2020 colour palette “infuses heritage and tradition with a colourful youthful update that creates strong multi-coloured combinations as well as energising and optimistic pairings”. Both bold and subtle colours make…

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