Stobo Castle Ladies Day half the size but twice the fun at Musselburgh

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More than half of the 5,000 tickets on sale for Stobo Castle Ladies Day at Musselburgh Racecourse have already been snapped up.In normal circumstances the East Lothian course would expect to welcome a 10,000 capacity audience to what is firmly established as a highlight...

St James Quarter adds new brands to fashion and jewellery line-up

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St James Quarter has added The Kooples, Aeronautica Militare and Nordic Outdoor to its fashion line-up as it prepares to welcome visitors to the opening of its first phase. In addition, Kartel will extend St James Quarter’s jewellery offer.The Kooples, Aeronautica Militare and Nordic...

Barbers down tools for one day to support Scottish city centre businesses

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A leading Scottish barber group is giving its entire workforce the day off when pubs re-open later this month to help boost local hospitality businesses.Sovereign Grooming is delaying the official opening of its flagship New Waverley salon in  Edinburgh by 24 hours to give...

Top British barber confirms Edinburgh opening date at New Waverley

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One of British hairdressing's leading entrepreneurs will open a flagship new Edinburgh salon at the end of April and become a key tenant in the city's New Waverley development.Ten new jobs are being created with the opening of Sovereign Grooming Edinburgh on April 26,...

Erin’s earrings find the sweet spot

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Setting up a jewellery business during the lockdown was not so much a lightbulb moment as a necessity for Erin Budden.The technical sales executive at the EICC was one of a number of staff furloughed at the events venue and she had to find...

Meander Apparel open their George Street pop up on Saturday

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Scottish startup Meander Apparel has found a spot in the city centre for the next three months.They are moving onto George Street alongside other big names, and with the help of some Olympic allies.  Sustainable fashion start up, Meander Apparel, will open the doors...

A Penhaligon’s fragrance profiling session smells good

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Smell ought to be the sense we elevate to the highest honour. Sure, sunsets and symphonies may consistently bag the cinematic and soundtrack gongs, but it's aroma that walks away with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Smells evoke memories and call the other senses to the...

Sally’s hats are a summer favourite

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Sunny outlook from city millinerHats off to Edinburgh milliner Sally-Ann Provan who is turning heads with the launch of her new summer collection.The ‘Solis’ range of summer straw hats is perfect wear for those enjoying the sun at home or opting for a staycation...

Hair salon Buddies up to appointment-only system

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The Covid-19 pandemic has given a city hairdressers the chance to cut with past traditions and switch to an appointment only-based app.Buddies of Portobello, which has just celebrated 35 years in business, has done away with walk-ins and a queueing system as it prepares...

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