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    Getting Laser Eye Surgery with Optical Express: Surgery Day

    I thought I’d be more nervous. I was going to have laser eye surgery.  I’d read up in meticulous detail about it. I went in to meet my surgeon with pages worth of questions.  I’d even managed to have a…

    Me Too

    Originally posted for Fashion Fix Daily 16th October 2017 Over the last 24 hours my social media feeds have been awash with the same two words. Me too. Posted and shared across social media by women who have been harassed…

    Getting laser eye surgery with Optical Express: An Introduction

    I was 5 when I first found out I needed glasses. I did not take it well. I already had a shock of white hair and treaded that line between way too loud and way too quiet and anything that…

    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…

    What to do: Warsaw

    The rumors are indeed true. Warsaw is all about the beer budget, Champagne lifestyle. It’s cheap. Like almost offensively so. You can expect flights from Glasgow for £35 return, and 4 nights in a (very nice) hostel for pretty much…

    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 Emily Wylde: Pastel graves & carols for the dead

    Dia de los muertos or Day of the Dead has seeped in to the pop culture consciousness with sugar skull imagery and make-up tutorials 10 a penny.  And while pop culture certainly had its own influence on the traditional Mexican…

    Dia de los muertos or Day of the Dead has seeped in to the pop culture consciousness with sugar skull imagery and make-up tutorials 10 a penny.  And while pop culture certainly had its own influence on the traditional Mexican holiday (we can thank James Bond’s Spectre for the large parades less than a decade old)  - Dia de los Muertos is far from calaveras (skulls) and pageantry. When Scottish photographer Emily Wylde was invited over by Bran Symondsom she couldn’t have quite expected how much of a culture shock it would be.  A year later, she’s set to preview her first solo exhibition “Dia De Los Muertos” showcasing an array of intimate and often surreal snapshots from her time in Mexico.

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