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Ruth MacGilp

307 posts Edinburgh Website
Ruth MacGilp is an Edinburgh based blogger, and an activist for all things ethical in the fashion industry, as well as supporting the #shopsmall and #shoplocal movements through her work.

Christopher Bailey's most memorable moments at Burberry

Christopher Bailey not only transformed Burberry; he transformed fashion as we know it. Bailey basically invented the see-now-buy-now model and popularised instagrammable fashion and live streaming straight from the runway, while re-inventing the classic Burberry check from chav to chic, and unforgettably rounding up an unbeatable posse British supermodels: Kate

The death of Judy Blame: remembering a legend

Just days after Pam Hogg's catwalk show dedicated to the punk iconoclast, the legendary stylist, artist and designer Judy Blame is reported to have died, aged 58. With John Galliano, Rei Kawakubo, Kim Jones, Martin Margiela, Alexander McQueen and Azzedine Alaïa to count as close collaborators and friends, this sad

Gucci AW18 at MFW

Ski masks, otherworldly reptiles and life sized dolls heads in a dystopian operating theartre with the sounds of echoing footsteps and dial tones- is this the most terrifying horror film ever made? Or is it simply Alessandro Michele's latest creation from the wonderful world of Gucci? Thank the fashion gods

Pam Hogg AW18 at LFW

Arguably the one of the most iconic living designers in British history, Dr Pam Hogg presented a predictably jaw dropping collection of fantastical fashion creations for her new collection, S.W.A.L.K (sealed with a loving kiss): The Eternal Return Of The Goddess, dedicated to Judy Blame. Read

Oscar De La Renta AW18 at NYFW

With beautifully diverse casting, bold colourful floral motifs and a modern take on classic feminine silhouettes, Oscar De La Renta's new season offering proved that the legendary American fashion house is determined to stay strong and relevant even without its legendary leader. The collection was inspired by rich textures, naturistic