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PLANNING AN EDINBURGH PROPOSAL?

Popping the question is a thrilling experience; in equal parts exciting and scary. It’s the emotional equivalent of a skydive or bungee jump – you just have to take the leap. From choosing the right ring and where in Scotland’s stunning capital to go down on one knee, to getting groomed and dressed for the occasion, there’s a lot to cover. But rather than stressing about it, do the legwork and make sure you’re ready to wow. That way, when the day comes, you can focus on enjoying this once-in-a-lifetime moment. Our guide maps out some of Edinburgh’s finest hotels, bars, restaurants, clothing stores, barbers and hairdressers, beauty spots, iconic landmarks, and more; to help you plan for the perfect...

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KESTIN HARE X ALEX JAMES 'IN RESIDENCE' EXHIBITION

Big thanks to everyone who attended our event this Thursday at Glasgow's SWG3 which featured a showcase of our new Autumn/Winter 16 Collection 'The Living Mountain' in collaboration with up and coming photographer Alex James exhibition 'In Residence'.Alex James is one of Glasgow's most captivating photographer and visual marketers who at a young age has established himself with his photography which explores an eclectic range of subjects from; fashion, street photography to the picturesque Scottish Highlands. Below is a collection of images from the night.    

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FIVE MINUTES WITH ALEX JAMES

Alex James is one of those people who you can't help but be excited for. At such a young age his shots show a real maturity way beyond his years and with a great following he is giving himself a platform to exhibit his work and he is gaining an appreciative and broad spread audience.  We invited Alex in for a chat about his work, Glasgow and where the best flat white is. Introduce yourself and what you do? I'm Alexander James (@VLEXJAMES) and I'm a photographer and visual marketer. Describe your work. I can't describe it as it is always changing, don't want to put a label on it as it could set barriers, love doing a little bit of...

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SPOTLIGHT ON: MILLICAN BAGS

"I found the simplest life is the happiest." In the first of our 'Spotlight On' articles we sit down with the newest addition to our growing number of multi brands in our stores, Millican Bags. Based on a farm in the English Lake District, Millican specialises in sustainable bags for the conscious traveller, the deep-thinker, and for personal journeys across the globe. Jorrit Jorritsma founded Millican with his wife, Nicky, in 2008 after moving to the Lake District in search of fresh air and freedom. A slower pace of life gave them space to rediscover their passions – global travel, the outdoors and understanding the environment, inspiring them to run a business in tune with its natural surroundings as well as...

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FIVE MINUTES WITH JORDAN GREEN

Jordan Green is a well renowned fashion and lifestyle photographer hailing from Wakefield, Yorkshire.  Being one of the busiest people in the UK, with a previous client list boasting names such as Cheryl Cole (for Lo'real Paris), Bacardi, Hypebeast and Sony Records amongst others, we decided it would be rude not to invite him around to our new store in Princes Square for a cup of tea (Yorkshire) and a chat as he passed through Glasgow whilst on tour with the band PVRIS.   TELL US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT MADE YOU PICK UP A CAMERA? Hey, I am Jordan Green. I guess I'm a fashion and lifestyle photographer. I first picked up a camera because I...

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