Author Archive | Ruth Morris

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Breaking the Mould with Harris Tweed

Eilean an Fhraoich, Stornoway Gazette, The Outer Hebrides. FROM making clothes and shoes for her pet dogs as a child, to designing stunning Harris Tweed garments for customers all over the world, top designer, Ruth Morris, has quickly won a cult following, for her unique fashion label ‘Roobedo’. Established in January 2000, Roobedo designs are […]

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The Herald, Features – Tuesday April 27, 2004

‘Like a breath of fresh air’ FASHION Look what the wind blew in: Hebridean inspiration with an urban edge. By Julia Davidson NOW that spring is well and truly kicking in, it could be time to reassess your wardrobe. Yet with high street fashions currently more changeable than the weather, it’s worth seeking out the […]

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Financial Times Weekend

… Other Scottish designers in Edinburgh are also starting to gain a following. While many are thrilled by the arrival of Harvey Nichols in the city centre and Sir Terence Conran’s Ocean Terminal (with international shops, restaurants, bars and a hotel) opening at Leith, there remains a quieter breed of Edinburgh residents for whom word […]

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The Scotsman

Morris grew up in Dundee and studied clothing at the Scottish College of Textiles in Galashiels, graduating in 1993. Having spent every summer as a child in the Hebrides, she developed a fascination and affinity with the serene Western Isles, which she describes as “moving and inspiring”. “To me, it’s the most beautiful place in […]

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Scottish Field

Staying in Edinburgh, Ruth Morris is a graduate of the Scottish College of Textiles who has formed a mail order company called Roobedo. Ruth’s first collection earlier this year was well received — she aims to have an established range to which she can add each season, concentrating on getting the cut right for customers. […]

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Edinburgh Evening News

A new fashion range aimed at real women of all shapes and ages has just been launched. Helen Martin meets the do-it-all designer whose debut collection has something to suit everyone. RUTH MORRIS does not believe in aiming low. For her first collection the young Edinburgh designer wanted to produce a range of clothes which […]

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