SHOPKEEPER'S STYLE BLOG
  • Fashion Revolution

    Fashion Revolution Week is a campaign that encourages millions of people to ask brands, ‘Who made my clothes’ by using the hashtag #whomademyclothes. The campaign is held on the 24th April every year, as this is the date of when the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh collapsed and killed and injured over 1, 138 workers on site. The […]

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  • New Beginnings

    I would like to firstly wish Hume Sweet Hume all the very best of luck for the future in the shop.  I am looking forward to seeing new brands alongside our customer favourites Lily and Me, Alison Moore Jewellery, Ichi, White leaf plus a few more. If you are looking for our own ranges in Orkney they will […]

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  • Behind The Print

    I would always consider myself as a collector as well as a designer.  This is the part of my job I enjoy the most.  I keep a diary sketchbook (which is partly in my phone, and partly in a variety of notebooks) of things that interest me.  Everyday items spark my attention – the geometry of […]

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  • Moodboard Pier Arts Centre Exhibition – Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers

    ‘Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers’ is on show at the PAC, however in addition to visiting the beautiful exhibition we wanted to bring the exhibition to those who can’t visit it as well as a bit more interpretation about why we choose what to exhibit.   At KS HQ, one common feature in […]

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  • Behind the scenes at the Pier Arts Centre Exhibition – Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers

    Here at KS HQ we were honoured to be invited to take part in the current exhibition – ‘Form & Function – Eight Orkney Makers’ at the Pier Arts Centre in Stromness. A treasure trove of art and a beautiful gallery space itself, the Pier Arts Centre is a place of continual inspiration and community […]

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  • Paul Smith Exhibition at The Lighthouse in Glasgow

    ‘Hello My Name is Paul Smith’ exhibition has been on show at The Lighthouse in Glasgow and Ingrid from the studio got the chance to visit this iconic exhibition.  Here is what she thought about the exhibition & the iconic British designer. Paul Smith is a designer who I knew about but it was only […]

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  • Tokyo at Christmas

    Last week I was very lucky to spend 5 days in Tokyo. I travelled over to meet new buyers based in Tokyo – to show them both ranges and encourage further sales for 2016! Having been to Tokyo the previous year during Halloween I was excited to see how the city embraced Christmas – I […]

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  • Photo Shoot

    This Autumn we worked with the fantastic photographer Kristen from What Kristen Saw for our latest print shoot. Our Model Meg (colours agency) was perfect for this shoot and we worked with the fab Kay Felvus (instagram – @KAYFELVUS) who is a brilliant hair and make-up artist. 

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