WATCH: Alexa Chung crowns pal Christopher Kane Designer of the Year at the Scottish Fashion Awards
Hostess of the 7th Annual Scottish Fashion Awards, Alexa Chung, was aptly dressed in a brocade tunic created by her long-time friend Christopher Kane to present him with the Scottish Designer of the Year award in his native Scotland last night.
WATCH THE NIGHT'S HIGHLIGHTS HERE!
The designer told us exclusively what an honour it was to receive the accolade at the InStyle-sponsored event in Glasgow, where he was joined by fellow designers in the running, including Jonathan Saunders and Holly Fulton.
Also working the red carpet were Dionne Bromfield, who sported a feather-hemmed frock by Fulton for her on-stage performance, Tali Lennox, who was crowned Model of the Year in a gorgeous Nicholas Oakwell gown, Doctor Who beauty Karen Gillan, who scooped the Scottish Fashion Icon award, legendary model Stella Tennant, who was inducted into the Scottish Fashion Awards Hall of Fame, and stunning male model David Gandy, who provided some serious eye candy.
Meanwhile, Brit fashion house Mulberry scored the award for International Designer of the Year for its use of Scottish fabric.
THE FULL LIST OF WINNERS:
Scottish Designer of the Year: Christopher Kane
Scottish Young Designer of the Year: Hayley Scanlan
Scottish Textile Brand of the Year: Dashing Tweeds
Scottish Accessory Designer of the Year: William Chambers
Scottish Fashion Icon: Karen Gillan
Scottish Communicator of the Year: Faye McLeod
Scottish Model of the Year: Tali Lennox
Scottish Retailer of the Year: Shhh-Ooos (Luxury Shoe Retailer Edinburgh)
Scottish Fashion Photographer: Jonathan Daniel Pryce
Scotland’s New Face: Kerry O’May
Scottish Graduate of the Year: Joanne McGillivary from Herriot Watt. David Black was also awarded a highly commended certificate
International Designer of the Year (for use of a Scottish fabric): Mulberry
Scottish Fashion Innovator: Brian Rennie, Creative Managing Director of Basler
Fashion Ambassador: Colin McDowell, MBE (Author, fashion esteemed fashion journalist and founder of Fashion Fringe)
Scottish Hall of Fame: Stella Tennant