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TBCo. Travels: Scottish Highlands

TBCo. Travels: Scottish Highlands

We set out scrambling across hills, skipping rocks and picking wildflowers until we came upon the perfect place to unfold our picnic blanket. A picnic is a magical thing; it only takes a blanket to transform a beach or munro into your dining room table.

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TBCo. family on Portobello beach with picnic blanket and dog

Dad Hugs & Dad Jokes: A TBCo. Father's Day Celebration

We agree! Dad hugs and dad jokes deserve a day of their own, so we were pretty excited to catch up with Fergus Macdonald, the co-founder and co-parent behind TBCo. in celebration of Father’s Day. We asked him about the chaos and joy of growing both a business and a family.

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A Note from E&F: We're in This Together

A Note from E&F: We're in This Together

We are fortunate to operate primarily online and have been encouraged by the Government to continue to operate at this time. Although we understand blankets are not an essential in the way that food and shelter is, we know that they bring a lot of comfort to many, especially at these times when people are not there to comfort loved ones when they need it most. We like to think that gifting our blankets is like sending a hug, and it sure feels like everyone could do with a hug right now! 

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Top 10 Gifts for Welcoming a Newborn Baby (Trust Me, I've Done This 3 Times)

Top 10 Gifts for Welcoming a Newborn Baby (Trust Me, I've Done This 3 Times)

A gift for a newborn baby is one of the hardest things to buy. Since it is one of the most special, heartfelt gifts you can give, you really want to get it right. You want it to be special so that it’s treasured forever. You want it to be useful so that you are helping to make the parents lives a bit easier and unique. I mean, one baby only needs so many teddies. So after having three babies, I think I have finally composed the Top 10 Baby Gifts Guide every new baby (but really new mum and dad) needs!

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Scottish Design: A creative visit to the V&A

Scottish Design: A creative visit to the V&A

So, let’s talk about Scottish Design. Scotland is famous for a lot of things- whisky, kilts, haggis, and, of course, the windy rain. And hidden amongst the clichés, there’s also a long, rich history of textile design. For 2020, our design team has been exploring the concept of reinvention through deconstruction, and using the the nostalgic visions of Scotland’s past to design for the future. Okay, so what do we mean by that? Let’s look at how we’re reinventing tartan as an example.

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