Love Your Clothes

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If you’re thinking of giving your look an overhaul this New Year but are strapped for cash, join the club. LUCKILY, our friends Betty and Bee have the perfect solution. They have teamed up with Zero Waste Scotland to host a Love Your Clothes masterclass at Edinburgh’s Ocean Terminal on Thursday 22nd January. Forget binning Read the Rest »


Top of The Frocks: The Golden Globes

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Just been flicking through all the snaps from the red carpet at Sunday’s Golden Globe awards. Now, I don’t know how to say this sensitively, but we make a point of only celebrating the good on Mabel’s Log and I was struggling to find a handful of frocks I LOVED among the hoards of beautiful ladies in Read the Rest »


Dresses for Dressing Up This Christmas

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This December, I have not one but TWO fabulous weddings to attend. I LOVE a Winter wedding – all candles and twinkly lights and velvet and faux fur … LUSH. So naturally I have been hunting for a suitable dress for quite some time. By then I shall be twenty something weeks pregnant so, although Read the Rest »


Brass Neck City – Not Your Average Fashion Event

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Betty & Bee present Brass Neck City, a free fashion show at Hillhead Bookclub, uniting Glasgow’s favourite second hand and independent shops in a celebration of our city’s style. Taking a new spin on the vintage fashion show, Brass Neck City centres itself on the emerging and staple styles Glasgow has become known for, and aims Read the Rest »


The SCARIEST Trends of 2014 *screams and runs*

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In homage to Halloween, we thought we’d revisit some of the most frightening fashion trends we’ve witnessed this year so far. If you’re of a nervous disposition, please look away now. This is not for the faint-hearted. I realise that the origins of these perilous fashion notions will most-likely be found somewhere totally fabulous – some catwalk in Milan Read the Rest »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »