Keep Calm this Christmas with Beatitude

One of the best things about my job is discovering local businesses and learning about their amazing products and the stories behind them. Gullane-based Beatitude is our very own award-winning aromatherapy brand and they offer an array of gorgeous products for relaxation and rejuvenation. Founder and creator Rebecca O’Connor has developed unique and distinctive bath…

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Get Personal this Christmas…

Get personal this Christmas with Gullane’s Old Smiddy Whilst Christmas is a time for sharing and giving, buying unique and interesting Christmas presents can sometimes be a real challenge. Gullane’s Old Smiddy Bespoke specialise in personalised Christmas gifts, perfect for stocking stuffers, Secret Santas or that special something under the tree. With everything from personalised…

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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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