- Danielle Wightman-Stone |
Christopher Kane, Hunter, Pringle of Scotland and Topman were all winners at this year’s Scottish Fashion Awards, which took place at the Corinthia Hotel in London last night, September 3.
London Fashion Week designer Christopher Kane continued his winning streak at the Scottish Fashion Awards, once again picking up the Scottish Designer of the Year accolade, while Hunter were named Scottish Accessory Designer of the Year.
Topman scooped up the International Designer of the Year award for their autumn/winter 2015 collection, which predominantly featured tartan prints. Barrie Knitwear took home the Scottish Textile Brand of the Year, while Cats Brothers were crowned Young Designers of the Year, and emerging menswear designer Charles Jeffrey was named Scottish Graduate of the Year.
There was also two retail awards given, Walker Slater winning Retailer of the Year, while Belstaff’s Glasgow store collected Luxury Retailer of the Year.
The awards also honoured Pringle of Scotland’s Massimo Nicosia and Katy Wallace with the Founders Award, honouring their Scottish heritage and design, while internationally renowned Scottish photographer David Eustace was inducted in the Hall of Fame alongside previous recipients that include Albert Watson, Stella Tennant, Sam McKnight and Colin McDowell.
Scottish Fashion Awards founder, 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.”