The stylish residents of Edinburgh were out in force on Saturday but 2 that really stood out for me where Lindsay and Gary, therefore selected by a panel at This is Edinburgh HQ I went off and set about recreating their looks.


Using my knowledge of shops all over the city from my personal shopping skills I loved this part of the process.

With trying to recreate the looks my challenge is to try and incorporate as many of the 4 threads off the Edinburgh style maps as I can from Unique Boutiques,Designer Destinations,High Street Heroes and Old Town Indie chic.


Pick up a style map its great to really explore the city and find some new places you haven’t discovered yet also to plan your shopping day around your own style choices.



Lindsays get the look




Royal Stewart tartan scarf Johnston of Elgin from EWM on Royal mile £50.00 entwined with M&S Limited Collection black and white scarf – £22.50

Trench Coat from Gap on Princes Street – £59.95

Black 1969 Legging Jeans from Gap Princes Street – £39.95

Brown NICA Tote Bag from Swish Boutique on Victoria Street – £49.00

Almond Black and White pumps from M&S – £39.50




Lindsay’s actual look is all designer purchased from Harrods so when recreating her look thought it would be great to put a more affordable outfit together. The Scarf was the main challenge in this the original scarf she is wearing is from Zara and I drooled over it last Autumn Winter and a couple of my clients are lucky enough to own it, so for this challenge their was only one destination in my sights the Royal Mile, Tartan scarf heaven in any fabric ,weight and any colour. Located my Scarf from EWM Mill store  its a Johnston’s of Elgin scarf at £50 to get the 2 check effect I entwined it with another black and white Scarf that I purchased from trusty old M&S Limited collection scarf at £22.50 and voila Lindsays look recreated.


Garys get the look.



Navy Edgley Harrington Jacket from Label Lab at House of Fraser West End – £95.00

Stripe Ecru/Navy Long sleeve T-shirt from Primark – Princes Street – £4.00

1969 Straight leg Vintage Wash Jeans from Gap – £44.95

Shoes from Linea called Christer at House of Fraser West End – £55.00







Gary’s Look was also fun to recreate one issue i had was the mannequin and his massive feet having to head back to House of Fraser from Gap numerous times to get the right size for mannequin Gary was challenging.

Some behind the scenes from shooting the mannequins on location at the tram stop and on Princes Street.








Massive massive thank you to Gap for the use of your mannequins and Stacey McGrady for helping me on the shoot. Thanks to House of Fraser West end for use of your stock.

Where will our touring mannequins go next week in the city you will have to check back here to find out 🙂

Stylish regards

Laura xx


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