Introducing Carpets That Help Save Sea life!

Conscious  Consumption Meets the Furnishing Industry Have you watched Seaspiracy yet? We know it’s had everyone talking about the enormous impact humans actions have had on sea life, the following statistics really are quite shocking: . “ There is over 150 million tons of plastic already floating in the sea” . “46% of the Pacific …

New Lifestyle Bedroom Department for Broughty Ferry

It’s Finally Time To Unveil Our Brand New Bedroom Department… We are so excited to reveal what we’ve been up to during lockdown 2! As we closed our doors for the second time in our 125-year history, we tried to be as productive as possible in the time we had until we could welcome you …

Top Tips for Picking the Perfect Pillow

Our Guide to Picking the Perfect Pillow… It can be easy to overlook your pillows when thinking about your comfort when sleeping, we normally think big and replace our mattress when we feel uncomfortable, but your pillow is used just as much as your mattress and deserves the same attention. So, if you find yourself …

Pantone Colour of the Year 2021

2021 is looking like a year of solidarity, positivity and stunning colours! As a furniture retailer we have a team of buyers who investigate and forecast trends and choose goods accordingly, one of the many considerations when buying is what colours will be popular in the coming seasons. Luckily for them, there are experts who …

Merry Giftmas! A Guide to Gift Giving in 2020

Give A Gift That Shows You Care this Christmas… Make it mean more! We’ve all experienced a year we never thought we would, but here we are again: it’s almost Christmas! So, if you’ve spent less time than you would have liked away from friends, family and loved ones then make sure you give a …

Christmas Display 2020 ‘Gingys’ Lockdown Lodge

  It’s Christmastime at Gillies Broughty Ferry… We are delighted to announce that our annual Christmas display is now complete in our Broughty Ferry store; not even a pandemic could stop us from fulfilling this festive tradition! This years’ window features a whimsical gingerbread house where resident ‘Gingy’ will be ‘staying safe’ by ‘staying home’ …

Why #StaffSaturday Is So Important To Us

This is why we recognise our team on social media… Some of our loyal followers may have noticed we operate a bi-weekly post on our social media that celebrates our team called #StaffSaturday. Last year we properly joined the social media boom and decided to put more effort into delivering you great content surrounding our …

Behind the Scenes at Gillies During Lockdown

What We Were Doing Whilst Our Stores Were Closed   We can now finally see the light at the end of the tunnel, nearing the inevitable ‘new-normal’! The coronavirus has impacted the entire world, and Gillies is no exception. For the first time since James Gillies opened shop in 1895, we sadly had to temporarily …

Gillies, On A Screen Near You

Our Brand New Gillies TV Advert   We have been busy preparing for our 125th year of trading celebration which commenced on the 18th of March 2020! Something that we have worked very hard on developing is a brand-new television advert! This production included a full day of interior styling, two long days of filming …

Valentines Inspired Interiors

Romantic Rose for Your Room It’s around this time of the year where we see an influx of rose colours and heart shapes! But this colour palette should not be limited to the month of St Valentines! Powder pink was a prominent trend in both 2018 and 2019, and so it’s no surprise that it’s …