REVIEW – Spectacles Outlet, Peffer Place, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

Spectacles Outlet now offer NHS eye tests as well as a great range of glasses Updated article – April 2013 Spectacles Outlet may seem a little off the beaten track to order your glasses in Edinburgh, but the prices are simply amazing. Quality is not compromised and customer service is great with no pressure to buy, […]

REVIEW – Stockbridge Sunday Market, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

Stockbridge Market is the place to head for a spot of Sunday shopping The Stockbridge Market has over 18 months of trading under its belt now and continues to attract hoards of Sunday shoppers. With a pool of over 100 traders there really is something for everyone. It’s become part of our weekly Sunday ritual […]

INFO – Carolyn Baxter Boutique, London Street, Edinburgh

Couture dress designer Carolyn Baxter has opens her first shop in  Edinburgh With over 2.5 million views on her fashion, style and beauty YouTube channel Carolyn Baxter is well known in the fashion world. At the end of 2012, Carolyn opened her own boutique in London Street stocking a collection of her famous couture dresses. […]

EVENT – Bon Bon Box (pop-up shop), Edinburgh, 1st July 2012

The Bon Bon Box is popping up in Edinburgh for one day only Dream Out Loud are popping-up for one day only on 1st July 2012. The ladies behind the event are Gráinne Byrne and Hannah Bloomfield. They’ll be sharing their loot of unique and vintage clothing, accessories, homeware and ‘randomania’. Setting up underneath the stairs […]

NEWS – Looking Glass Books and cafe opens at Quartermile, Edinburgh

Look no further than Looking Glass Books in Edinburgh’s Quartermile A wonderful new independent bookshop and cafe has opened at Edinburgh’s Quartermile development. Looking Glass Books is tucked in the middle of the retail units, behind Peter’s Yard and close to the new Mariott Hotel. We had a look around this morning and chatted with […]

NEWS – New Edinburgh market on Saturdays, Leith Street

St Mary’s Market opens its doors Saturday 24th March (update -now on every Saturday) Another relative newcomer to Edinburgh’s thriving market scene is the St Mary’s Market. The first event of 2012 takes place on Saturday 24th March and every Saturday thereafter until July. Running from 9am to 2pm outside St Mary’s Cathedral and John […]

FEATURE – Stockbridge Market, Edinburgh

Stockbridge Market opens for business Stockbridge Market opened for business today in Jubilee Gardens. Open from 10am – 5pm every Sunday, the market aims to get bigger and better, encouraging locals to do their shopping there. If the market is a success, it will also be open on Thursday evenings from 3pm – 8pm. There was […]

REVIEW – Studio One, Stafford Street

By Victoria Bamber Variety, they say is the ‘spice of life’ an expression overused yet completely justified, especially where Edinburgh is concerned. Catering for every need and requirement, the shopping scene within the city is broad and varied, ranging from the arcades and department stores of Princes Street to the individual corners of dusty bookshops […]

NEWS – Candy Cupcake opens in Marchmont

Candy Cupcake opens its doors offering more than cake We do love a new shop in Edinburgh, especially one that sells cake and sweets!  Candy Cupcake opened its doors yesterday and we couldn’t resist paying them a visit today. As you walk into the shop, you can’t help but squeal with delight at everything on […]

REVIEW – The Old Children’s Bookshelf, Edinburgh

Old Children’s Bookshelf, Canongate By Victoria Bamber “Do you see that thick, dark wood over there, backing on to the lane at the bottom of our garden? Well, listen, that’s the Enchanted Wood! We’ve had all sorts of adventures there, adventures you wouldn’t believe in your wildest dreams…” In an unobtrusive area of The Royal […]