Erin’s earrings find the sweet spot

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

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

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

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

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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