GREAT SCOTS: Christopher Kane, Hunter, Pringle of Scotland, Belstaff and Topman have scooped up major Scottish fashion accolades. Celebrating the organization’s 10th anniversary, the annual awards ceremony was held at the Corinthia Hotel in London on Thursday.
Christopher Kane took home the Scottish Designer of the Year award while Hunter won the Scottish Accessory Designer of the Year. Topman scooped up the International Designer of the Year award for their Fall 2015 collection, which incorporated tartan prints. Belstaff was awarded Luxury Retailer of the Year.
Massimo Nicosia and Katy Wallace of Pringle of Scotland was awarded the Founders Award, honoring Scottish heritage and design. The label’s anniversary campaign featured Scottish folk including Stella Tennant and was shot by Scottish photographer Albert Watson.
“Our aim was to highlight Scotland’s contribution to the wider U.K. and international fashion industry and I think this evening’s nominees do just that,” said founder Tessa Hartmann. “We’re so proud that over the last 10 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.”