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KimberlyART Supplier Spotlight

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KimberlyART Supplier Spotlight

Today we have a great new supplier from right on our doorstep! Beautiful colours, meet amazing scenery in the watercolour paintings of Kimberly smith.   Born and bred in Aberdeenshire, Kimberly Smith spent a lot of her time growing up exploring and visiting all of the gems this part of the country has to offer. From huge castles to stunning coastal vistas, these all proved to be inspiration for her art. From a young age a love of drawing and painting emerged and has been present all through her education.   The paintings we see now started to emerge in...

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Mala Leather Supplier Spotlight

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Mala Leather Supplier Spotlight

We all need the essentials in our lives, wallets, purses, bags and even glasses cases! On our Supplier Spotlight this week we take a look at a great wee company who specialises in all of the above and more! Read on to learn about Mala Leather.   Mala Leather has only been around since the late 2000s but since then they have strived to create some amazing products for use in any and all situations from work to home! As they say “For us it’s all about quality- quality leather, quality design and quality customer service”.   Mala have a...

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RFID Protection & What It Means For You

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RFID Protection & What It Means For You

In the late 2000s we were introduced to the timesaving miracle of contactless payments. We could now go on our merry way tap tap tapping whatever and wherever we like! It’s not an understatement to say that this was a great development, making it a lot easier to get on with our day to day lives and get shopping done in a flash. Of course with new advancements there’s always downside or two…   We can all attest to tapping a bit too much not knowing how much we were spending but worse was the threat of thieves. Anyone with...

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Gingko Supplier Spotlight

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Gingko Supplier Spotlight

This week for our supplier spotlight we’re taking a step away from our “normal” array of highland wear and homeware to show off something proper different! This week we’ll be showing off some of the intriguing products on offer from Gingko!   Gingko takes its name from the tree of, almost, the same name. The Ginkgo tree, one of the oldest types of tree on Earth. These trees are incredibly versatile with leaves that can be used for things like tea. With a name taken from nature, it’s unsurprising that they’ve made it so they’re very environmentally conscious.   Gingko...

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Ingles Buchan Supplier Spotlight

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Ingles Buchan Supplier Spotlight

For this week’s supplier spotlight, we’ve got a real tartan treat for you all! These guys have been a great help in our efforts to provide our fine customers with lovely Highlandwear. Today we take a look at Ingles Buchan! . . Ingles Buchan isn’t just the name of the business, but also the name of their founder. In the Second World War he served as a Spitfire pilot but upon return to civilian life he went to work in his family’s business of Lochcarron Handloom Weavers. In the 60’s he flew the nest and went out on his own....

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