What to do: Prague

I was going mostly for the bone church. I mean the flights were cheap. There was the promise of cake that was the love child of churros and those overstuffed crepes I’d so enjoyed in Japan.  Prague seemed like a…

Burnt glitter eye make-up for those who don’t “do” make-up with …

Ever tried to follow a make-up tutorial on YouTube and then end up with a big melted mess on your face? Me too babes. I never really mastered the art of the blend or perfected the art of the transition shade.…

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…

The Emotional Catharsis of Giving a Fuck

Here’s the thing about The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck. It’s great. Like, circulated among my friend-group, let’s start a book club kind of great. The premise is simple enough – and stripped back at its core essence (the…

What My Girlfriends Told Me

The women in my life have always been the ones that set me back on track. When I’m feeling lost and scatter brained, to fired up and inspired – they have been the one constant force guiding me. My port…

2017 The Year Feminism Stopped being a dirty word

In the wake of the #metoo movement and the silence breakers named as Time’s Person of the Year, Merriam-Webster have announced “feminism” as their word of 2017. That’s right, while dictionary.com have went for the more insidious “complicit” for their top pick…

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…