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l have found the hest shop in the world. and I'm not going to tell you where it is . . . oh. all right then: it's in Shawlands on the sOuth side of Glasgow and it's called Nuala Ashe. Happy now? If you walk past th s shop. you may see the guirky window displays and plan to pop in some other day when you have- to huy a present for a mate. Well don't: enter immediater and buy something for yourself. As Nuala Ashe says: 'lt's a shop where you can treat yourself or treat someone else' Once you are inside this Aladdrn's cave you ‘.'.'ll| know exactly what she means.

Ashe and her partner T im l-lunter opened the shop in Octoher Qtitit) after spotting a gap in the market and gett ng ideas and inspiratioi‘. from their travels as BA cahin crex'r. Ashe had alu‘xays 'peeii interested in interior design and. ‘.'.'Ilil the increase in popularity of shows such as Chang/rig Hooriis. decided to supply the accessories to go with the paints and the MIDI.

They love the idea of stocking one off designs and using new and unknown designers to make the stock iiist that littie hit more interesting and special for their customers. The shop is full of iiiir'roi‘s. tahles. vases. hoxes and photo frames as .vell as personal items such as handmade cards. mugs. hags. kiddies' clothes. hats and weliies. Intact. i‘ you went iii with S‘ttt. you wouldn't know what to buy hecause there is such .i darn fiite selection.

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being big this summer? How about that 605 favourite, green eyeshadow? Mmmm-mmm . . . of course it’ll be a modern subtle version you’ll need for your make-up bag and not your Mum’s old Mary Quant effort. Clothes- wise it’s still pretty much a case of anything goes, with hippy and peasant gear sitting side by side with metallics, the safari look and sharply tailored suits. Just remember, green is the new charcoal.

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