What The Dickins: Independent Shops

Meet Cyan Beauty Studios – Edinburgh’s Friendliest Salon
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This month we’d like to introduce you to one of Edinburgh’s friendliest salons, Cyan Beauty Studios. You’ll find Cyan perched on Jeffrey Street in the Old Town, with its newly painted exterior and warm, inviting staff. Cyan was established in 2013 and is now co-owned by Rachel Sylvester and Nadia…

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Meet Maison de Moggy – Scotland’s First Cat Café
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If you’re looking for a little romance this February – look no further than Maison de Moggy – where you’re guaranteed to fall in love at this award-winning cat café! Maison de Moggy first opened in Stockbridge in early 2015 as Scotland’s first cat café. Just a few months later,…

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5 of Edinburgh’s Best Shops for Chocolate Lovers
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Is there anything more indulgent than treating yourself to a decadent bar of your favourite chocolate? Or perhaps you prefer your chocolate in the form of a scoop of rich ice cream or maybe as a warm chocolate sauce drizzled over a hot waffle… Just thinking about that first bite has got…

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Our Homes from Home – Carlton Street, Stockbridge
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From the moment you step off the street and down the steps to this one bedroom home on Carlton Street, you’ll know you’re staying somewhere much loved and very special. You’ll immediately understand why it’s in our Most Loved Collection. Dickins Most Loved Homes are those where we get consistently…

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Meet Golden Hare Books – A Unique Independent Bookshop
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Edinburgh has seen a recent resurgence of local bookshops, which is certainly a boon for the UNESCO City of Literature. What better time is there to curl up with a good book than on these chilly winter days? If you’re unsure of what your next read will be or where…

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