TRIED AND TESTED

Evening Times - - THE WORLD TODAY -

Emily, 21, left, and Matthew Chan­dler, 19, above, Ed­in­burgh

E: My shoes are docs, trousers weekday, jacket is Monki, top is re­claimed ASOS and my bag is Ur­ban Out­fit­ters. I like a lot of In­st­garam in­flu­encers as style in­spi­ra­tion, and I love Emma Con­nolly.

M: My trousers are 10-years-old, my shoes are con­verse, my top is Ur­ban Out­fit­ters.

WITH Christ­mas shop­ping reach­ing fever pitch I’m look­ing for an es­cape and prefer­ably one that doesn’t in­volve a long car jour­ney.

Glas­gow’s only five-star ho­tel, the Kimp­ton Blythswood

Ruairi Bar­foot, 23, be­low, Hyn­d­land

My shoes are Fenty Pu­mas from Ri­hanna. My trousers are Issy Miyaki, my T-shirt is a graphic T from Ur­ban Out­fit­ters, my jacket is Calvin Klein and my shirt is YSL that was £3.50. All I do is shop in char­ity shops or De­pop. I love de­signer but I can’t af­ford it so I buy it all on De­pop. My trousers were only £30 but they re­tail for £350. I don’t have an in­flu­ence, I just like what I like – any­thing very pat­terned, ugly, bright things that get you stopped on the street.

Mar­garet War­ren, 63, right, Mil­ngavie

My coat is Max­marra, scarf from a christ­mas fair, shirt from Max­marra, Jeans from Zara and shoes from Dune. I’m in­spired by a mix­ture of things. I think eclec­tic. Age doesn’t en­ter into style, its what suits you. I think that Twiggy looks bril­liant. I think its lovely to see older women still work­ing in the fash­ion in­dus­try, it’s so great.

Square, of­fers a range of rea­son­ably priced spa deals for early birds, owls and ev­ery­one in be­tween.

I’m booked in for an After­noon of In­dul­gence, which in­cludes after­noon tea, a re­vi­tal­is­ing 1hr mas­sage and use of the ho­tel’s hugely pop­u­lar ther­mal ex­pe­ri­ence.

The Blythswood has added a new cafe to the spa area for a pre-spa lunch and with the soft light­ing and calm am­bi­ence I’m al­ready feel­ing very re­laxed.

I’ve opted for the pescatar­ian after­noon tea and en­joy a savoury and sweet treats, in­clud­ing smoked salmon on rye bread, scones with cream and jam and de­li­cious bite-sized pas­tries and mac­arons.

Af­ter the de­li­cious food is fully di­gested I head to the ther­mal suite and the com­fort of a loose fit­ting tow­elling robe. It’s worth a trip to the Blythswood for this alone and I spend

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