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The high-flying supermodel launches his sAspinal of London, The Aerodrome Collection by David Gandy, Aerodrome Backpack, GBP795

Fashion: David Gandy’s Aspinal of London Aerodrome Collection

Inspired by a wartime icon, the supermodel teams up with Aspinal to create the last word in men’s accessories

V&A celebrates the Scot behind the Speedo swimsuit

V&A celebrates the Scot behind the Speedo swimsuit

One of the first Speedo swimsuits ever made is to go on display at the new V&A museum in Dundee when it opens later this year.

Sam Heughan. Picture: Contributed

Outlander star Sam Heughan on creating his own Barbour Signature collection

Sam Heughan, 38, plays Jamie Fraser in the hit TV series Outlander, adapted from the Diana Gabaldon books. Living in Glasgow while shooting season four, he was born in Galloway where John Barbour, who founded the family-owned brand in 1894, originated.

Models walk the runway for Marcel Ostertag during New York Fashion Week. Picture: Getty

Why our fashion choices should make us feel good

From colour, cut and fabric, we are often unsure why we make the clothes choices we do. It’s why fashion needs the input of a psychologist, Dawnn Karen tells Jennifer Miller.

Kimberly Stewart and Alana Stewart walk the runway at the Johnnie Walker Dressed to Kilt 2006 fashion show. Picture: Getty Images.

Texan Dressed to Kilt founder ‘wounded’ by Scots snub

The founder of the famous Scottish/American fashion show Dressed to Kilt has criticised the international arm of the Scottish Government for not offering to support the high-profile event.

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Chie Mihara puts heart and sole into her designs

Interview: Chie Mihara, shoe designer

The Alicante-based footwear designer creates covetable shoes that prove you don’t have to sacrifice comfort for style

An image from Amelia Allen's book Naked Britain

Naked Britain: Fashion photographer to open naturism exhibition

Fashion photographer Amelia Allen took off her clothes to document naturism in Britain. As an exhibition of

her work opens in Edinburgh, she talks about how the project changed the way she felt about her body

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Scottish Wedding Show returns to Glasgow

To mark the start of the Year of the Young Person and celebrate the return of The Scottish Wedding Show’, a ‘mini’ bride and groom walked hand-in-hand into Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow.

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Queen Elizabeth II sits next to Anna Wintour (right) as they view Richard Quinn's runway show at London Fashion Week. Picture:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

Wintour ‘rude’ for wearing sunglasses while talking to the Queen

Anna Wintour’s decision to wear sunglasses while in conversation with the Queen at a London Fashion Week catwalk show has been labelled “unacceptable” and “the height of bad manners”.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle leave a reception for young people at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Picture; PA

Meghan Markle’s Strathberry bag sells out after Edinburgh visit

It has been dubbed the Meghan Effect, and it appears to have struck again.

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Natalie Bolton in her studio.

Fashion: Natalie Bolton, creative director of Radley

Design flair and attention to detail have made the Scottie dog a global brand

Nicole Bischofer, head of womenswear at COS

Fashion: Nicole Bischofer

As devoted fans of COS, the international label with a Scandinavian heritage, flock to its sole Scottish boutique in Glasgow’s Princes Square, one of its top creatives explains its appeal over the past decade

Scottish Comedian and Street Party Host Sanjeev Kohli models the new tartan. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Sanjeev Kohli unveils new tartan for Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

A NEW tartan has been unveiled as part of Edinburgh’s 2018 Hogmanay celebrations.


Video: how to correctly wear a kilt

We spoke to one of the capital’s biggest kilt hire companies to get a professional’s opinion on how to properly don a kilt.

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Donna Ida Thornton in her own label DONNA IDA Miss Maggie Silk Pussy Bow Blouse in To The Moon and Back, Boy Dazzler Jeans in Throw Back, Gucci belt and Amanda Wakeley coat

Interview, Fashion: Donna Ida Thornton

Jeans Queen Donna Ida Thornton reveals what her Scottish customers crave, and how to achieve casual, easy glamour

Leith Theatre rebirth and Ross Pavilion vision in running for Creative Edinburgh Awards

Leith Theatre rebirth and Ross Pavilion vision in running for Creative Edinburgh Awards

The reopening of the neglected Leith Theatre building after 30 years is to compete with multi-million pound plans to replace the Ross Bandstand at Edinburgh’s annual creative industries Oscars.

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Fashion: season’s scene stealers

Autumn needn’t cramp your style if you draw inspiration from these elegant and colourful high street combinations

Johnny Coca at The Elle Style Awards 2016  Picture: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images

Interview: Johnny Coca, Mulberry Creative Director

Johnny Coca joined Mulberry in 2015 as creative director to oversee the ready-to-wear, leather goods and accessories collections, as well as the image and the evolution of Mulberry’s legacy.

Models backstage at a Pringle of Scotland fashion show in London. Picture: Nicky J Sims/Getty Images

Pringle knitwear battles to stop Greek brand using similar name

One of Scotland’s best known fashion brands has become embroiled in a European legal battle with a Greek menswear firm it accuses of trading on its name.

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