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Fashion Week Favourites

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So that’s London Fashion Week all wrapped up for another season and off the fash pack trot to Milan for the next round. While in many ways I’m largely out of touch with what I’m planning on wearing tomorrow let alone next Spring, it is quite fun looking through all the shows as the photographs Read the Rest »

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Bring On The ‘Bers in Style

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The ‘Bers’ are upon us. I’m talking September to December. The run up to Christmas. The time to get cosy. The ceremonial digging out of the knitwear. Fires. Cups of tea. Time to put away the white wine, get out the red. Light some candles. The return of the dreaded X Factor. Time to make Read the Rest »

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Dress Up All Day With Joules!

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I’m big into my day dresses right now. Not only are they pretty and perfect for summer, but stepping out in a flippy little number just feels GOOD on a sunny day. Like I’m making some kind of effort, even if I’ve just slung it on and run out of the door (which I can Read the Rest »

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Iona Crawford Atelier at Number Four

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Here at Mabel’s Log we’ve been a fan of Scottish designer Iona Crawford’s beautiful prints and elegant frocks for many years, and we can now proudly announce the unveiling of Iona Crawford Atelier at Number Four. The impressive elevated ground floor space situated in Glasgow’s elegant Park Circus district boasts high corn aced ceilings, hardwood floors throughout and is furnished with Read the Rest »

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I’ve got my eye on you, Dita

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I get through more sunnies than anyone else I know. I am DANGEROUS around sunglasses. I just don’t know my own strength. But when I found out about this new range from hot honey Dita Von Teese, I thought, now there’s a pair I’d look after. I love a wayfarer, I’m partial to a round rim, Read the Rest »

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FREE Limited Edition Designer Tote Bags!

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Don’t miss these LOVELY freebies! Five of Scotland’s top designers have come together to create an exclusive collection of limited edition tote bags inspired by late night shopping on Glasgow’s Style Mile. Each bag features a unique design using bright, fluorescent pops of colour and we think they’re rather fab! The PERFECT accessory for your beach Read the Rest »

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Vote for YOUR Stitchery Sewalong Winner!

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A couple of months ago now, we introduced The Stitchery’s first ‘Sewalong’ competition. Here at Mabel’s Log, we LOVE The Stitchery, Glasgow’s coolest and kitschest sewing school and we were delighted to follow them through the creation their ‘Zinnia Skirt’. A ‘sewalong’ is a practical, step-by-step tutorial, guiding you through the steps of an entire Read the Rest »

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Back in Birkies

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Birkenstocks are BACK. Big time. I mean, for a certain portion of the population, they clearly never went anywhere. Those taking a gap year, for example. Backpackers LOVE a wee Birky. I could tell you a story about how, age 21 on holiday in Thailand, I had my pair stolen at a beach rave. Literally Read the Rest »

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Save On Pennies, Splurge On Style

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Few things give me more satisfaction than those classic moments when someone says, “Oooooo, I LOVE your dress!”, and I’m able to eagerly respond, “IT WAS ONLY THREE POUNDS!!!!”. Yes, I am that annoying person. I regularly aggravate even myself. And I should probably add that I often misjudge both the volume of my voice and the company I am Read the Rest »

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All Aboard the Chouchou Train for Today’s Flash Sale!

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Mabel and Chouchou have been pals for a while. The lovely face behind the label belongs to Silvia Pellegrino, a woman as renowned on the Glasgow fashion scene for her flamboyant and fun character, as she is for her trademark wardrobe staple, ‘ The Hollyhood’. Today is a BIG day for Hollyhood fans, with an amazing 24 Read the Rest »