Categories / Architecture, Property

For sale: Two-bedroom flat in the 1930s art deco Ravelston Garden building in Ravelston, Edinburgh


Fancy living out a 1930s fantasy? You can if you buy this two-bedroom flat in the 1930s art deco Ravelston Garden building in Ravelston, Edinburgh.

It's an apartment in one of the three blocks built back in 1935, the work of Andrew Neil and Robert Hurd and originally known as the Jenners flats. Each one is a category A listed building, designated by Historic Scotland for 'national or international importance'.

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Categories / Design and Interiors, Toys and Games

Curiosity Shop design by Emily Sutton for St Jude’s

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This Curiosity Shop design by Emily Sutton is the latest in the St Judes great range of fabrics. 

Emily Sutton is a recent graduate of the Edinburgh College of Art and this design takes inspiration from some of the toys and curios in the city's museum of childhood, including spinning tops and miniature trains and much more. It bodes well for her future project – illustrating a children's book for the V&A Museum.

The design is available in the dark blue/mustard colour combination pictured, or in maroon/blue and costs £36 for a ready-made cushion cover or £44 for a metre of the fabric. 

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Categories / Shops we like, Women's Fashion

Miss Dixiebelle Boutique, Edinburgh


While there may be increasing numbers of vintage shops dotted around the UK's major cities, dedicated and desirable retro boutiques are still a rare and exciting find. For Edinburgh dwellers, Miss Dixiebelle Boutique is one of those few that might just jump to the top of some must-see lists.

Stocking some of Retro To Go's favourite UK brands, including What Katie Did and Tara Starlet, there's something for every vintage glamourpuss at the Bruntsfield Place location. Completing the full pin-up look, Miss Dixiebelle carries lingerie, dresses and accessories assuring no detail is left uncared for.

To find out more about the boutique, as well as the classes in hair, beauty and wellness, check out the Miss Dixiebelle website.