From arts and interiors to ear stacks and vinyl, egg highlights some new spots for a shopping spree in the Scottish capital…
Flowers by Emily on the High Street in South Queensferry. Half florist, half gifts/homeware, according to egg Emma Heath, prices are reasonable vs city centre prices, especially the kid’s toys.
Cahoots Art Design in Brunstfield is a treasure trove of funky designs by talented artists. Located on 140 Bruntsfield Place, the pop-up has everything from a ‘bedside cabinet that looks like giant Lego to a solid chest of drawers skilfully painted to look like stacked vintage luggage on its way to Hogwarts as well as bejewelled prints of Frida Kahlo and Audrey Hepburn’ – Thanks for sharing your recommendation, Emma Badzmirowski!
The Old Barn is a new sustainable home store and craft workshop venue on Old Dalkeith Road. They stock pre-loved furniture, vintage and antique homewares along with sustainable interior items and gifts. They also have a separate studio space opening for craft workshops.
Scamp & Dude on the third floor at St James Quarter is full of colour, print, beautiful dresses and ‘Super Scarves’ - for every one that is sold, they donate another to a woman with cancer. We suggest you book their private fitting room called the 'Bolt Room' for an exclusive shopping experience as you’ll want to spend some time there, it’s full of beautiful clothes and accessories.
Edinburgh-born jewellery brand Laura Bond has opened a new HQ at 52 Thistle Street. Previously available online only, the new home of Laura Bond means you can receive bespoke ear styling consultations, piercing services and see the full luxury jewellery collection.
You’ll now find luxury womenswear brand ME+EM at 43 George Street. It houses the brand's lush range of sophisticated womenswear, footwear and accessories and egg head Kylie gave it a serious thumbs up on her recent visit.
Looking to improve your record collection? Umbrella Vinyl stock a wide range of second-hand and new vinyl including Jazz, Blues, Funk, Soul, Latin, Afro-beat, Ska, Reggae, Dub, Bollywood and more. They also buy record collections. Find them at 20 Valleyfield Street, Tollcross, Edinburgh!