ethical fashion blogger | freelance fashion writer | digital marketing manager


My name is Ruth MacGilp, I am Edinburgh-based blogger, freelance fashion writer, and digital marketer with a special interest in ethical and sustainable fashion. I am currently studying towards a degree in Fashion Communication at Heriot-Watt University, with additional experience studying at Robert Gordon University, Central Saint Martins and Parsons School of Design. In 2016, I won Scottish Blogger of the Year, and in 2017 was a runner up in Sustainable Online Business of the Year, at the Herald Fashion Awards, and I regularly attend Graduate Fashion Week, London Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week as a member of the press. I have worked for various creative companies in Scotland, including the Scottish Design Exchange, Fashion Fix Daily, Craft Scotland and Scotland Re:Designed, and I regularly collaborate with international ethical fashion brands for my blog. I I have written articles published in the likes of Not Just A Label, Feroce, The Glass Pineapple and She Is Fierce, and my marketing clients include Elizabeth Martin and Circular Economy Wardrobe. 


My digital marketing services include:

  • Social media management

  • Website development

  • Public relations

  • Copywriting

  • Brand consultation

I also invite the following types of brand collaboration through my blog and/or social media:

  • Gifted (free product in exchange for feature)

  • Sponsored (payment in exchange for feature)

  • Affiliate (comission received for purchases made through tracked links)

  • Advertising (banners or blocks on website on a pay-per-click or set placement fee basis)

  • Events (hosting or attending blogger or brand events, or writing reviews of external events)

  • Charity (content creation to promote charities or social enterprises)

  • Ambassadorship (representing and promoting a brand on a long term basis)

And if you are looking for an experienced writer to provide quality content about ethical and sustainable fashion, or report on the latest trends, fashion news or runway shows and presentations, please feel free to reach out to see my rates and hear my pitches. You can read some of my latest articles for various publications here.

Get in touch to discuss how we can work together, or just to say hello!

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All information I share is correct to the best of my knowledge and correct at the time of publication. The images I share are either taken by myself, or with credit to, permission from or payment to the photographer. Any views expressed on my website and social media channels are my own. I only promote products which align with my values, and only work with brands who I genuinely love and feel proud to recommend. Any sponsored (paid for) content is clearly marked with an asterisk in the headline (*) on the website, or with '#ad' on Instagram captions.