leather jacket

Leather is always a winner. The leather jacket in particular has earned its place in the style essentials hall of fame. From lunch meetings to country walks and dinner dates, it’s the one item in my wardrobe that I wear religiously. I picked up this particular biker jacket at H&M recently

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january blues

Blue? At this time of year we’re all feeling a little under the weather. It’s grey and cold outside and spending a week under the duvet seems like an attractive prospect. Take a leaf out of Taylor Swift’s book and ‘shake it off’ with these 5 practical ways to beat the

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Secret Little Stars

This week’s WORK LIFE comes from Blogger, PR and Social Media Consultant Tatyana Bugayeva. In the fast paced world of online marketing Tatyana is developing a strong following via her personal blog Secret Little Stars and by managing social media accounts for a list of private clients. The world of blogging

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Finders Keepers jacket

One of my favourite things to do on a Sunday in Edinburgh is walk up the Braids Hills. From the top you can see the whole city from Edinburgh Castle to Arthurs Seat and across to East Lothian. There’s no doubt that Edinburgh is a beautiful city, even on the coldest

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Hurray! Awards season has arrived and it’s time to admire all the glamorous gowns swooshing along the red carpet. They make it look so effortless but in reality it takes a full glam squad to get our favourite actresses Golden Globes ready. Leading the pack are 5 celebrity stylists that pick the

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Christy Cole_small

Continuing the WORK LIFE series this week is Christy Cole, co-founder of design studio, Briggs & Cole who create original furniture, lighting, large scale artworks and bespoke art exhibitions. This month Christy, a Glasgow School of Art graduate, curated a pop-up ‘Pavement Gallery’ in partnership with Graven images and invited

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Zara jacket

Just when we thought winter had been rather mild, Mr Frosty pays us a visit and everything is covered in white stuff. Staying stylish in a snow blizzard isn’t easy but I’ve found a winter jacket that ticks all the boxes. This olive green quilted jacket (70% grey duck down and 30% feather) is remarkably

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It’s January, the party is over and the nation is obsessing about our collective  December overindulgence. Diet books fly off the shelves and cake shops lie empty as we all jump on the health food bandwagon. The problem is, by February half of us are feeling decidedly sheepish for falling

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Adele Crombie ALC

WORK LIFE is a spotlight on the working lives of creative and entrepreneurial people, revealing the realities of their day from morning alarm to lights out. Lets get things started with Adele Crombie, Manager of denim boutique ALC, one of my favourite independent shops in Edinburgh. Adele has won a

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January 4, 2015

Hello 2015!

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New look jacket

Well hello 2015! You arrived rather quickly didn’t you?! Perhaps the wonderfully busy end to 2014 meant I was less in the festive frame of mind this year but (don’t worry) it didn’t take me long to settle into the holiday groove. Lots of you will be going back to

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