Phoebe Libbish

Fashion Editor of The Tab Edinburgh

Phoebe Libbish
Edinburgh University


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New Lord of the Rings series to be filmed in Edinburgh this summer

‘At dawn, look to Leith’

George and Amal Clooney are at McEwan Hall RIGHT NOW!

The duo will be attending the People’s Postcode Lottery Gala

PSA: The Nicolson Street Lidl is offering 10 per cent student discount this month

You’re welcome

An Edinburgh Business student has contracted tuberculosis

The Business School has sent out a precautionary email to students

There’s a new hummus cafe opening in Potterrow next month

It’s 100 per cent vegan

Edi’s Clubbers of the Week: Refreshers’ Edition

Time to hit the refresh[ers] button

Edinburgh has been named the best city in the world to live in

As if we didn’t know already?

Public support for a potential tourist tax in Edinburgh is on the up

A new study has revealed a favourable public response

Rascals have banned single-use plastic straws at Bourbon

They plan to introduce biodegradable alternatives

Police raid public toilets on the Mound to break up 12-man orgy

The incident occurred in broad daylight

Edinburgh’s new ‘Your Bike’ cycle hire scheme will make it easier than ever to get between Central and King’s

Annual passes are over £300 cheaper than a bus pass

Take this quiz to find out how well you know Edinburgh’s nightlife

Only true heroes can identify HIVE from the review of its loo

PSA: You can now get McDonald’s delivered to your table at Why Not

I’ll have one of everything please

Love Island’s Samira and Frankie are coming to Edinburgh… TOGETHER

This is not a drill

Here are all the things students at the University of Edinburgh find annoying

Get it together, dude

If you own most of the things on this list you’re definitely a stationery addict

We blow our student loans one felt tip at a time

We went on TripAdvisor to see what people actually think of the University of Edinburgh

‘Try to avoid 95 per cent of the mostly over-privileged students’

Clubbers of the Week

The semester is finished and so are our overdrafts!

A major power cut at Salisbury Court last night nearly sent freshers to hotels

Unite Students provided a midnight Domino’s feast tho

Here are the best dressed people from the 2018 Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show

It’s called fashion, darling

Meet the people behind the 2018 Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show

This year’s event is in aid of the Super Power Agency

We spoke to Edinburgh Uni Rector candidate Marco Bauder about the UCU strike

If elected he plans on taking a week to personally canvas student and staff opinion on campus

Edinburgh’s Singles of the Week

Valentine’s Day may be over but your love life shouldn’t be

An Edinburgh student has started a petition to refund tuition fees due to strikes

It has over 3000 signatures

Edinburgh’s Clubbers of the week – Valentine’s Edition

Edi’s getting steamy and creamy

‘A safe haven for every kind of music lover’: What to expect from a night at Lost

Imagine Creme Soda’s massive older brother

Edinburgh singles of the week – the Valentine’s Day value pack edition

‘Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, don’t know about you but I just want to screw’

PSA: The library cafe and DHT have scrapped the £5 minimum spend on cards


The guide to every generic Edinburgh date – in starter pack form, of course

Just in time for V-Day

We spoke to Edi students to find out what they really think about the month-long staff strikes

‘At least we get to go to Cheltenham’

It’s 2018, people need to stop hating on Ugg Boots

Vive la UGG-ly shoe!

We had a DMC with Capital FM DJ Marvin Humes about why he loves Edinburgh

He’s coming back just for Teviot’s nachos

What your Edinburgh Christmas market delicacy says about your general vibe

If it’s a Nutella crepe you’re basic af

Warning! Several Edi exams are being relocated

This is the latest development in the heating crisis

Edinburgh’s Clubbers of the Week

It’s the most wonderful time of the week

Okay so don’t panic but Edinburgh’s getting a Harry Potter themed bar

Accio all the gin

The Australian rugby team were training in the Edinburgh Uni gym this morning

A g’day indeed

Marvin Humes is now a resident DJ at LOVE Wednesdays at Why Not

#tbt he’s the fit one from JLS

PSA: There’s a giant adults-only ball pit coming to Edinburgh

Did I mention it comes with prosecco

Police officer stabbed at Edinburgh College this morning

A suspect is due to appear in court tomorrow

Edinburgh ranked amongst the top ten musical cities in the world

Finally some credit for more than just the Proclaimers

Geordie Shore are looking for people from Edinburgh to appear on the show

On Friday it was First Dates, now it’s Geordie Shore

Everything you need to know about this year’s Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show

It’s the biggest of its kind in Europe

Here are the best dressed people at FLY Open Air Festival

Putting the “fly” in FLYfestival

Clubbers of the week

Yea, Uh huh, you know what it is

Take this quiz to find out how much of a basic Edinburgh bitch you are

What do you mean you don’t like Hive?

The reality of being a Jewish student at uni

‘Oh, but you don’t look Jewish?’

Don’t Stop Movin’: S Club are bringing it all back for Edinburgh’s Freshers’ Week

Whip out your Rachel Stevens t-shirts

A considered ranking of the worst ever couples on Made In Chelsea

Unsurprisingly Spencer features a lot

Here are the best dressed people at Boomtown this year

Putting the ‘boom’ in Boomtown

Anti-terror barriers installed in Edi before the start of the Fringe

The security measures have been put on the Royal Mile

Over ninety sausage dogs gathered together in Edinburgh last week

And all people cared about was Obama

Official: Labour is the most popular party amongst Edinburgh students

*spoiler alert* it’s not UKIP

Man taken to hospital by helicopter from Arthur’s Seat last night

The helicopter mystery finally explained

Edinburgh ranks as the third worst uni in Britain for student satisfaction

At least we’ll always have Teviot nachos

Edinburgh have banned flour and eggs….again

Why won’t Edi let us live?

Meet Made in Chelsea’s newest recruit: Edinburgh econ student Ella Wills

She’s the Edi student who swaps Quartermile for Kings Road before you can say “half price Teviot nachos”

Northern Lights to appear over Edi tonight

No need to trek to Norway

Singles of the Week

The month of lurrrv may be over but Edi’s singles are out in full force

Best Dressed: The Main Library

Fashion week might be over but Edi students are out in full force in the George Sq Libs

What it’s actually like to work at an American summer camp

It’s not exactly like The Parent Trap

Why you should consider a long distance relationship at uni

The cost of train tickets is really worth cutting back on nachos

We talked to the girls behind Edimeme

xoxo Edimeme

Arctic storm to hit Edi this week

Batten down the hatches

Edinburgh has an Echo Falls society and it’s lit

If you have Facebook, an ID (or not) and a smart phone – you’re in

Everything freshers need to know before flat-hunting in Edi

Haha, good luck