Scottish Style Awards return to Glasgow

It’s long been heralded as the most stylish night in the Scottish events calendar and the Scottish Style Awards returns to it’s home in the spectacular surroundings of the Kelvingrove Art Gallery for another celebration of the very best Scotland…

Karen Mabon: The Collectors

Karen Mabon‘s designs have always benefited from a “more is more” aesthetic.  From full blown fairytales told across hand rolled Italian silk to captured moments from backstage at beauty pageants on tea dresses, Mabon’s approach to her work has a…

Baby you need some rock n roll: We are 1 of 100

Fashion fuckery, design geekery and some good old fashioned sleaze, baby you need some rock ‘n’ roll and new Scottish t-shirt brand We are 1 of 100 have it in spades.  It’s a tired trope but fuck it, sometimes you…

Ho but make it fashion: Fashion’s love affair with fetish

Fashion’s love affair with fetish isn’t anything new. In fact, it’s almost as predictable as florals for spring and muted tones for Autumn. Any time fashion explores prim and proper it needs to swing back round to something with a…

Hayley Scanlan Fierce Feline

When it comes to fashion I’m a firm believer in never saying never ever.  That said there’s certain things I tend to avoid to try and avoid to at least give off the impression of having a modicum of good…

Spotlight: Bonnie Bling on Billy, badges and #metoo

Fashion has a way of being political.  Especially if you happen to be the brand. Mhairi Mackenzie of Bonnie Bling has never shied away from making a statement.  She’s made a name for herself with her cheeky and irreverent takes…

Ryan Cowie: The Cabinet of Dr Cowie

A collection inspired by German expressionism, femme fatales and witchcraft? Sign me up please. Aberdonian designer Ryan Cowie’s AW 17 collection is a monochromatic dreamscape that pays homage to fantasy villains, feminist rebels and of course The Cabinet of Dr…

Karen Mabon: Ludid Dreams

Karen Mabon has always traded in the surreal with a touch of magical realism. The Edinburgh based designer has a real talent for making the mundane fantastical and it should come as no surprise that I’m a bit of a…

Spotlight: Illustrator Rosalind Shrinivas

It’s that little voice in your head that presses and prods. Sometimes it’s a little niggle, an itch that can’t fully be scratched. Sometimes it’s a near constant ache that refuses to be ignored. It’s the same voice that whispers…