What The Dickins: Independent Shops

Meet Hatti Pattisson – A Scottish Artist & Textile Designer
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Scottish artist Hatti Pattisson has been pursuing a creative career for as long as she can remember and is known for her colourful and emotive land and seascapes. An evocative nod to her relationship with the sea, her original works of art and hand-finished prints have been used for a…

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Meet House of Elrick – Scotland’s Hand-Crafted Artisan Gin
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This month we’d like to introduce you to one of Scotland’s newest gin producers, House of Elrick. This unique destination-distillery is tucked away in Aberdeenshire, on an estate steeped in history and a place which has seen a number of creative and maverick individuals pass through its doors. Once visited…

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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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