Kane, Hunter and Pringle big winners at Scottish Fashion Awards
today Sep 8, 2015
The 10th anniversary edition of the Scottish Fashion Awards saw an old favourite scoop the top prize once again: Christopher Kane was named Scottish Designer of the Year for the fourth time.
Hunter, the brand best known for its stylish wellington boots, was given the Scottish Accessory Designer of the Year award, and Pringle of Scotland, which celebrates 20 years in design, got the Founders Awards. Barrie Knitwear was awarded Scottish Textile Brand of the Year, make up artist Lynsey Alexander won Communicator of the Year, Cats Brothers were named Young Designers of the Year, and Walker Slater Retailer of the Year.
The International Designer of the Year went to high-street giant Topman, whose Fall/Winter 2015 London Collection predominantly featured "striking tartans."
Founder Dr. Tessa Hartmann said: "Our aim was to highlight Scotland’s contribution to the wider UK and international fashion industry and I think this evening’s nominees do just that. We’re so proud that over the last ten years this event has become a benchmark of success for the Scottish fashion industry. Long may it flourish and grow along with the incredible talent that it aims to represent."
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