Bridal Blooms

Do you know your roses from your ranunculus? Did you know that marigolds symbolise jealousy? Are you in need of some serious help with your wedding flowers?n. For the uninitiated, selecting flowers can be a daunting process sending the most calm bride-to-be into a frenzy. A good wedding florist can guide you through – helping…

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Country Weekend Edit

Key pieces for a perfect country weekend…  …come in a range of gorgeous autumnal hues and iconic shapes. And, as autumn is the season for smart layering – choose pieces which let you change effortlessly as summer breezes turn to winter chills. SECRET BOUTIQUE Main street, Gullane EH31 2AP | t: 01620 842 222 Open: Monday-Saturday…

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Tote-lly Perfect

Editor Kim Williams discovers the perfect carry-all – practical and stylish. Even though I have a massive number of chic handbags, I always find myself reaching for a tote bag when summer comes around. A tote bag is the quintessential comfort accessory. It carries all of your stuff without that judgemental, bulging-at-the-seams bloat your other…

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Spring Botanicals

Elaine Ramanauskas, from Secret Boutique helps you shop the look… Beautiful botanicals are trending stronger than ever this spring. From bold graphic prints to soft romantic stencil blossoms, flower and garden motifs are some of this season’s best picks. Detailing such as delicate floral buttons and printed linings give a fresh twist to this perennial…

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Springtime Scarves

Springtime scarves are a trend that’s definitely happening. Tied turtleneck-style, loosely knotted like ascots, or wrapped around wrists and ankles, colourful scarves are about to become the next big trend. We’re coveting scarves from Sheffield-based company One Hundred Stars. These gorgeous hand-dyed and screen printed, botanical-inspired scarves feel simultaneously nostalgic and very of the moment.…

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Boutique Charity Chic

There was a time when charity shops were just a hodge-podge of bric-a-brac, nylon and knitting patterns that no one bothered with. Not any more! Charity retailing takes on a whole new level of quality and style in Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland’s stores in East Lothian. Something incredible is happening on the UK high…

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