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  • 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…

    Helen Ruth: Lore of the Land

    At the very core of it, Helen Ruth’s latest collection is about story telling. “Lore of the Land” is a love letter of sorts to traditional Scottish folklore, weaving together some of her favourite traditional tales from around her area.…

    Karen Mabon: Nowhere to go but Everywhere

    I’ve not so much drank the Karen Mabon Kool-Aid as downed the whole bottle.  From falling in love with a little designer called Red Brick’s designs in Edinburgh back in 2012, to getting her to design my wedding in invites…

    Karen Mabon The World Outside This Room

    Inspired by Mary Berry, picnic, mermaids and flamingos – Karen Mabon’s latest collection “The World Outside This Room” is the kind of drop that gets you excited about fashion again. Finding the high fantasy in the mundane, Mabon has a…

    The Tale of the Kitty Cat Scarf: Introducing Aymee Charlton

    Illustrator, photographer, fashion designer, cat enthusiast. Scottish designer and Gray’s graduate Aymee Charlton manages to juggle those hats effortlessly (you can juggle hats right?) With an effortlessly clean and elegant style with subtle embellishments, Charlton’s designs have already won me…

    Coco Fennell X Karen Mabon with brokendown beauty queens. I LIVE.

    It’s all a bit Drop Dead Gorgeous. That’s the best way I can truly describe Karen Mabon (of Red Brick North fame) and her collab with the fab Coco Fennell. Mabon’s detailed illustrations paired with cute collared dresses and given…

    Designer Spotlight: Red Brick

     I first came across Karen Mabon’s brand Red Brick a couple of months ago creeping on the Godiva website. I am a complete and utter creep for a good scarf and am heavy in to some good illustration – so…

    kittens, unicorns and astronauts – oh my! ika-k scarves

    Lord knows the lady loves a scarf  – I’ve waxed lyrical about We are the Owls (think Victorian carnival) and Scottish designer Helen Ruth (gorgeous prints and bright colours) but when I came across the work of Japanese designer Aki…

    we are the owls – carnival inspired scarves

    I’ve featured We are The Owls here before -and when I came across New Yorker Ling Chen’s circus inspired collection of cashmere scarves I knew they’d be sneaking on here again. Everyone knows I love a fancy scarf with a…


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