Elizabeth Martin is an award-winning contemporary womenswear brand based in Scotland, with a focus on quality fabrics with traceability, authenticity provenance and heritage. The label sources all supplies within the British Isles, including Harris Tweed from the Outer Hebrides, John England Linens from Northern Ireland, Halley Stevenson waxed cottons from Dundee, and Courtney & Co buttons from Gloucestershire.
Regular collaborations with textile, fashion and accessories designers like Adrienne Kerr, Euan McWhirter, MYB Textiles and Maggie Mowbray Millinery are fundamental to injecting colour, pattern and texture into Elizabeth Martin collections.
Elizabeth Martin’s designs offer understated elegance and luxury for the modern woman who values timeless style. Perfect fit, impeccable quality and ethical values run throughout every seasonal capsule collection, and the brand is proud to be 100% Made in Britain.
SCOTTISH DESIGN EXCHANGE
The Scottish Design Exchange (SDX) is a Community Interest Company with two not-for-profit shops in Edinburgh and Glasgow to support more than 150 Scotland-based artists and designers. SDX not only allows emerging and independent makers to profit in a retail environment, but also benefits the public who can invest in locally made, quality products in the knowledge that their money is going to the right place.
Both creative and commercial, SDX has brought together a diverse range of Scottish talent with everything from fashion designers to wood carvers and furniture makers to ceramiscists working to create a thriving store and a growing collective of like-minded creatives, by selling their products comission-free, organising events, projects and exhibitions to spread the word about Scottish creative talent, and helping with digital marketing and public relations.
CIRCULAR ECONOMY WARDROBE
Lynn Wilson is a circular economy specialist focused on developing closed-loop solutions for the fashion and textiles sector; the UK business authority on the circular economy with a focus on manufacturing. Based in Edinburgh, UK, Lynn endeavours to educate and empower both the public and the industry on all things circular economy design through public speaking, op-eds, events, workshops and more. by providing a variety of services such as brand consultancy, seminars, lectures, workshops and panel events with a focus on the circular economy, sustainable fashion and textiles, and zero waste design. Circular Economy Wardrobe is her platform for inciting change as part of her passion for building a better global fashion industry.
FASHION FIX DAILY
Fashion Fix Daily is an online magazine based in Dundee which covers fashion news, trends and shows as well as beauty and lifestyle for a growing audience of international readers. Combining the tech know-how of SEO specialists McGarry Fashion with the skills of writers like Sophie Benson, Jessica Lindsay and Mona Lisa Mclean and the style of top bloggers like Sheri Scott, Claire Stuart and Amanda Davies, Fashion Fix Daily (FFD) captures the gap in the market for quality, diverse fashion content in the UK. It was also the world's first fashion magazine to launch on Amazon Alexa, putting audio experience first.