Specsavers launch Spectacle Wearer of the Year Competition

Girls Aloud singer and West End actress Kimberley Walsh has teamed up with Specsavers stores across Edinburgh and anti-bullying charity Kidscape to find a specs-wearer with Something Kinda Oooh as she launches the annual Spectacle Wearer of the Year competition. This year’s overall winner will be presented with £10,000 in cash and a dream holiday More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 6th, 2014

Barnardo’s have spring stock in their shops now

Barnardo’s Scotland introduce spring stock in their shops The clocks have changed, Easter’s on its way and Barnardo’s Scotland is introducing spring stock in their shops, so spring must be here! Deriel Loftus, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Preview of ECA Fashion Show

Lace distorted to look like insects, accessories inspired by animal horns and a print based on an ancient Egyptian textile were among the highlights at the Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) Fashion Show preview today. The More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

Grassmarket – the place for fashion

Earlier today there was an exclusive intimate catwalk show & meet the boutiques show to which The Edinburgh Reporter was invited at Dancebase, Grassmarket. Although we could not stay for the whole event, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Edinburgh hat designer’s new collection for spring

ROSE YOUNG MILLINERY INTRODUCES SPRING/SUMMER COLLECTION Edinburgh-based Rose Young Millinery has introduced an elegant and unique Spring Summer 2014 collection which includes hats and headpieces perfect for wedding More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Heriot-Watt student representing UK in international competition

Scottish textiles student has designs on the big time   A Scottish textiles student has been picked to represent the UK in a prestigious international competition and could see her designs marketed worldwide. She’s More...

By Ann Russell On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Fashion – Monday Must-Have

I’ve been popping in and out of Christmas markets this week hunting for presents; stopping now and then to evaluate my expanding to-do list and sneaking in an obligatory mug of mulled wine. At one such More...

By Ann Russell On Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Monday Must Have

As the weather hit a colder spell this week I found myself layering two thin scarves together to stay warm. It’s probably time to invest in a chunkier coverup especially when snow is forecast this month. Edinburgh More...

By Ann Russell On Monday, November 18th, 2013

Monday Must Have

This week I’ve been investigating potential Christmas presents for the family and came across Karen Mabon’s silk scarves. They’re the perfect gift for fashionable sisters and friends who have a More...

By Ann Russell On Monday, November 11th, 2013
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Fashion – Monday Must Have

This week I’ve been asked about personal styling by some local ladies. They’d been searching tirelessly for Christmas party dresses and struggled to find anything inspiring. I suggested this rich berry coloured More...

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