Stylish side of life in the Capital to be showcased at weekend

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LIGHTS. Models. Guest List... just do your best darling. Patsy and Edina would be in their element at Life & Style Edinburgh, which is set to showcase the best of life in the Capital.

From fashion shows to free beauty treatments, celebrity speakers to cocktail-making workshops, just a few of the highlights you can take part in this weekend.

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Split into two daily sessions, spend a morning (10am-2pm), or afternoon (2pm-6pm), exploring different themed rooms across three floors of The Royal Society, George Street, each brimming with pop-up showrooms, workshops and talks from more than 40 top city outlets.

Lifestyle Stage talks include Common Interior Crimes and Fixes’ with BBC Great Interior Design Challenge judge Sophie Robinson, and Start Creating Video Now! with YouTubers Gavin Bell and Shaun Vlog.

There’s also a Make-Up Masterclass with Bobbi Brown and Britain’s Next Top Model’s Simone Murphy, while Topshop hosts Trend Talks.

Other talks include Get your Hygge On with BoConcept; Get the Natural Look with Nude By Nature from Debenhams; The Best of You, with Scotland Women’s Rugby Captain Lisa Martin; #goals with lululemon; and Breakfast Hacks with Bibi’s Bakery.

Event organiser Amy Mancini of Essential Edinburgh says, “We have so many wonderful city centre businesses across various lifestyle sectors and Life & Style Edinburgh brings them all together in one place to showcase how amazing it is to live here in the Capital.

“It’s definitely an event for those who love fashion and pampering, but we also have rooms themed around interior design, fitness, travel, technology and food & drink. We hope to inspire and introduce new experiences.”

Life & Style Edinburgh will also take over St Andrew Square, with free yoga sessions and a display of Tesla battery powered cars.

Life & Style Edinburgh, Saturday & Sunday, 10am-6pm, £10 (entry to morning or afternoon session, glass Prosecco, seat at fashion show & Lifestyle Stage talk, sample treatments, £5 discount to spend after event, entry into Ultimate Edinburgh Weekend competition),

Half-price entry

THE Evening News has teamed up with Essential Edinburgh - the company that runs the city centre’s Business Improvement District - to offer readers half-price entry to Life & Style Edinburgh on Saturday and Sunday, in the stunning setting of the Royal Society of Edinburgh near the east end of George Street.

Tickets, usually priced £10, are on offer to Evening News readers for just £5 by entering the promotional code EENEWS10 before purchasing tickets on

Roddy Smith, Chief Executive of Essential Edinburgh, says, “We are very happy to be partnering with the Evening News to offer readers the chance to attend our Edinburgh Life & Style event. The event will offer lots of fun, chances to learn and chances to try something new.”

Under-14s must be accompanied by an adult. Under-18s may not attend wine tasting or cocktail masterclasses. Tickets are non-refundable but transferable.