Scottish Fashion Awards: Nominations & Predictions

Scottish Designer of the Year sponsored by InStyle

  1. Christopher Kane
  2. Jonathan Saunders
  3. Holly Fulton
  4. Louise Gray
  5. April Crichton for Sonia Rykiel
  6. Gianni Colarossi for Ducham

 My prediction: Although I love love love Holly Fulton, my pic for this year has got to be Louise Gray. Her designs are insane!


Scottish Young Designer of the Year sponsored by Scottish Fashion Council

  1. Obscure Couture
  2. Isolated Heroes
  3. Graeme Armour
  4. Hayley Scanlan
  5. Jennifer Morris
  6. Rebecca Torres
  7. Marc Ross

 God what a line up! Some old favourites and some new faces on the list for this guy. I love Isolated Heroes and Rebecca Torres, but for me I think this will be between Hayley Scanlan and Obscure Couture. 

My pick: Obscure Couture.

Scottish Retailer of the Year sponsored by Braehead

  1. Shhh-oohs 
  2. Jodies Boutique
  3. Bonnie Baby
  4. Laings Glasgow
  5. Folk Clothing
  6. Covet

 Shhh…ooh in Edinburgh is easily one of my favourite boutiques, but my money is on Laings Glasgow.

Scottish Model of the Year sponsored by Radley London

  1. Tali Lennox-Next Model Management
  2. Tara Nowy-Model Team
  3. Amanda Hendrick-Select Model Management
  4. Louis Galloway-Model Team/Elite Models
  5. Chloe Campbell-Superior Model Management

 Prediction: Tara Nowy, although think she faces some stiff competition from Amanda Hendrick.

Scottish Graduate of the Year sponsored by Marks & Spencer

  1. Natalie Traynor – Herriot Watt School of Textiles & Design
  2. Jill MacLennan – Robert Gordon – Grays School of Art, Aberdeen
  3. Toni Roddie – Robert Gordon – Grays School of Art, Aberdeen
  4. Joanne McGillivray – Herriot Watt School of Textiles & Design
  5. David Black – Herriot Watt School of Textiles & Design
  6. Catriona Clark – Herriot Watt School of Textiles & Design
  7. Coryn Dickson – Herriot Watt School of Textiles & Design
  8. Deborah Morgan – Herriot Watt School of Textiles & Design

 I wish I could find out a bit more about some of the designers on this list. However having worked with David Black before, he gets my vote.

Best Use of Scottish Fabric by international Designer sponsored by Toni & Guy

  1. Corrie Nielsen
  2. Mulberry
  3. APC
  4. Brora

 My prediction: Mulberry

Scottish Communicator of the Year sponsored by BAA Glasgow

  1. Tony Irvine
  2. Charley McEwen
  3. Faye McLeod
  4. Kay Barron
  5. Lauren Milligan
  6. Laura Craik

 My prediction: Laura Craik.


Scottish Textile Brand / Textile Designer of the Year sponsored by House of Fraser

  1. Alice Palmer
  2. Spencer Clothing
  3. Caerlee Mill
  4. Walker Slater
  5. Jaggy Nettle
  6. Dashing Tweeds
  7. Hawick Cashmere

 My predition: Jaggy Nettle

Scottish Accessory / Jewellery Designer of the Year sponsored by Swarovski

  1. Jenivieve Berlin
  2. Rene Walrus Atelier
  3. Kennett Watches
  4. Fraser Balgown
  5. William Chambers
  6. Bonnie Bling
  7. Gilda & Pearl

 William Chambers & Jeniveve Berlin go head to head in the millinery stakes, and it’s nice to see lingerie designer Gilda & Pearl in here, but if I’m going to be honest I think this one is going to Bonnie Bling.

Young Scottish Fashion Photography of the Year sponsored by The Herald

1. Philip Stanley Dickson

2. Anna Isola Crolla

3. Jonathan Daniel Pryce

4. Paul Cameron

 My prediction: Anna Isola Crolla 

So that’s this years nominations for the Scottish Fashion Awards.  My fingers and toes are crossed for some favourites that have made the list this year.  The star studded event takes place at the Clyde Auditorium the 11th of June, hosted by Alexa Chung. The black tie event has tickets open to the public priced at 35 of your british. What are you waiting for?

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