29 Nov 2018
A host of inspiring independent designers are heading to Glasgow’s St. Enoch Centre this Christmas for the launch of a special pop-up store that supports local talent.
‘Shop Small at St. Enoch’ will showcase a selection of independent brands when it opens on Small Business Saturday (1 December 2018).
The collection has been curated by Ryan James Studio, an independent menswear store, stocking clothing, grooming and accessory products from across Scotland, the UK and Europe, and Eponymous, Scotland’s award-winning online store for global independent womenswear.
The stylish store - located on the first floor across from H&M –aims to showcase small business successes and independent designers by encouraging people to ‘shop local’ this Christmas.
Shop Small at St Enoch will feature menswear, womenswear, accessories and gifts from a discerning collection of brands including Far Afield, Hymn London, Asyeu and Suit.
Amongst the Glasgow-based brands featuring at the store will be wooden watch designers Kochiba and Bedfordshire Beard Co. who are known for their male grooming products, including beard oil and beard balm.
The Women’s Gift Edit will also feature jewellery from Darte and Euan McWhirter, leather accessories from Sarah Haran and luxury sleepwear from SÒLAS.
Text from a Friend will bring their range of prints, postcards and stationery alongside LaB6 – Scented Elements and their distinctive collection of hand poured artisan candles, inspired by Scotland’s landscapes.
James Ferguson Rennie, Director of Glasgow’s Ryan James Studio is behind the store.
He said: “I’m so excited to bring our unique collection of designers and brands to one of Scotland’s busiest shopping destinations, the St. Enoch Centre, this Christmas.
“Scotland has a thriving network of small businesses who are championing independent designers from home and abroad.
“Teaming up with the St Enoch Centre provides us with a fantastic opportunity to showcase independent design by reaching a bigger audience.”
Anne Ledgerwood, General manager at St. Enoch Centre, said: “We are excited to welcome a range of local and independent designers to St. Enoch centre to further improve our offering to shoppers in the run-up to Christmas.
“St. Enoch Centre prides itself on being part of the Glasgow community and we are committed to supporting local businesses through ‘Shop Small at St. Enoch’ and hope this pop-up can help to have a lasting impact by introducing these brands to new shoppers.”
For more information on St. Enoch Centre’s please visit www.st-enoch.com
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