IOLLA – The BRAND NEW Scottish specs we’ve got our eye on.

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Every idea starts with a problem.  For two Glasgow based entrepreneurs; Brian McGuire and Stefan Hunter, this was simple: glasses are difficult to buy.  They believe that traditional optical retailers bombard frame wearers with too many upsells, high price points and a poor choice of eyewear.  New Scottish start-up was started to offer an alternative, Read the Rest »


Scottish Designer Aymee Charlton Launches Collection Online

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Aberdeen based designer, Aymee, is bucking the trend and moving away from fast fashion. Inspired by her surroundings in the North East of Scotland, she creates everything using organic materials and is able to trace where every element is from down to the smallest detail. With a mix of organic cottons, boiled wool and bamboo Read the Rest »


A Shortcut to Refresh Your Summer Style

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This summer my body is a bit of a right-off. I’m not going to harp on about it because, well, I’ve just popped out an entire human, so I’m going to give my wobbly butt a period of grace, but it’s fair to say the gear I was scampering around in last summer will barely Read the Rest »


Get Sweaty This Spring

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Sweatshirts have been in fashion for a good while now and they aren’t going anywhere this Spring. Hooray! Comfy, stylish and easy to wear for all shapes and sizes – I approve. Mix yours up with a bit of embellishment, a bit of a rib, a little quilting – hell, perhaps even a pastel shade. Read the Rest »


The Stitchery and The Sewing Bee

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If last night’s semi-final of the Great British Sewing Bee left you itching to get your foot on the pedal of a machine, I have got JUST the ticket for you. Our lovely friends at The Stitchery have been so inspired by The Bee, they have decided to run their very own one-day event, based on the Read the Rest »


And the Oscar for Foxiest Frock goes to …

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Here are our Fave Five Frocks from yesterday’s awards bash. A bevvy of beauties. Though I must stress, don’t beat yourselves up ladies, THEY DON’T LIVE IN OUR WORLD. Emma Stone dazzled in lime wearing floor-length, thigh-flashing Elie Saab. Sienna Miller looked smoking in midnight blue wearing sparkly Oscar de la Renta. Please note her Read the Rest »


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 »