Wednesday, 8 October 2014

The Gathering FIVE

All of our Dundee shenanigans were leading up to Scot Street Style's The Gathering 5. This event saw the coming together of creatives from across Scotland (and beyond) to network, collaborate and just have a darn good time. With a tasty little trip to True Pizza Co. before the main event, we got the chance to chat with some lovely folk, transform into our evening attire (which mainly involved a change of shoes) and fuel up for the night ahead.

What we wore, from day to night.....

Tshirt dress | Hayley Scanlan (got to be a Dundee designer for a Dundee event)
Coat | Charity Shop
Jeans | New Look
Slippers | Monki
Wedges | TKMaxx
Brooch | Kate Rowland
Bag and jewellery | Handmade

Coat | Warehouse
Dress | Dorothy Perkins
Slippers | Nine West
Jelly Shoes | Primark
Bag | Bailley & Quinn
Brooch | Red Door Gallery
Canvas Bag | Runaway Fox
Necklace | Karen Mabon

The Gathering itself happened in one of our favourite Dundee spots, the DCA, where our stylish bunch took over the gallery and first floor area. We had the opportunity to look around the exhibition of work by Heather Phillipson. It's safe to say we were all blown away, if slightly bemused, by the giant cut out animals and plant life. It did make for some excellent photo opportunities though. The exhibition is on until 9th November and is well worth checking out if, like us, you love surreal and colourful art.

Through out the evening we also had the opportunity to browse the treasure trove that is the DCA shop as well as getting a sneak peak at some new work from Dundee based jewellery Jane Gowans. We really enjoyed chatting to the lady herself and getting the chance to try on some of her beautiful pieces.

What we enjoyed most about the evening (and our whole day in Dundee) was getting the chance to meet and chat to so many amazing people. We finally met the beautiful Betty & Bee, who we have been following online for so long. Kimberley managed to overcome her moustache fear while we had our photo taken by the fabulous C.J Monk. We caught up with jeweller and Charcot designer Kirsty Stevens (and put in our request for some special jewels). We also spoke to Gordon and Louise, who are the whole reason Scot Street Style exists. They have created such a warm and welcoming community and we are so happy to be part of it. Just look at all these beauties!

If you want to get involved in this, now global, community, you can! They are currently taking submissions for the first Scot Street Style Annual - #ONWARD which is a celebration of the creativity, passion, vibrancy and diversity of Scotland. You can also help to make the annual a reality that is affordable to all by pledging to the Kickstarter campaign. As well as getting yourself a copy of this fantastic book, there are also a number of amazing rewards depending on how much you pledge. Hello there limited addition tshirt, custom jewellery from Justified Sinner or an exclusive jumper designed by Judy R Clark. Onward for sure!!


  1. oh you beauties, its was a lovely day. Stay fabulous xoxo

    1. It was great hanging out with you! Let's do it again soon. Hx