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Shortlist of Scottish Fashion Icon awards announced
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Sep '13
Dubbed ‘Scotland’s Fashion Oscars’ by international press, organisers have announced the shortlist for the event’s ‘Scottish Fashion Icon’ award, which will be presented at the 8th annual Scottish Fashion Awards in Dover House, London on the 9th October.
 
The new venue is a magnificent Grade 1 listed Georgian Mansion, apart from being used in James Bond’s ‘Skyfall’, is steeped in history and is synonymous with Scottish affairs within a UK context. 
 
Built by James Paine between 1755 and 1758 for Sir Matthew Featherstonehaugh, the buildings magnificent rotunda and staircase will provide the backdrop for Scotland’s finest designers, textile manufacturers and fashion players for the nations most high profile celebration of fashion and style.
 
The event, which will be hosted by MTV’s Laura Whitmore, provides an unrivalled platform for new and emerging Scottish talent and Scots working in fashion around the world. 
 
The finalists will be judged by an exclusive panel made up of professionals from the world’s leading fashion houses, the most renowned and respected fashion publications and leading figures in style including Stella Tennant, Rankin, Dolly Jones, Colin McDowell, Sara Maino and Hilary Alexander to name but a few. 
 
The winners will be announced at an intimate presentation at London’s Dover House followed by a glittering ‘Winners Gala - A Scottish Banquet’ at 8 Northumberland.
 
Celebrating the best of what Scotland has to offer in fashion, design and textiles there are 14 categories that will be unveiled on the night, with the ‘Scottish Fashion Icon’ category as the only one polled by the general public. The shortlist highlights a taste of Scotland’s most fashionable players hailing from film, entertainment, music and sports, who are making waves on the red carpet with their own inimitable style!
 
2013 Fashion Icon Nominees are:
1. Gemma Cairney
2. Thom Evans
3. Calvin Harris
4. Kirsty Hume
5. Andy Murray
6. James MacAvoy
7. Julianne Moore
8. Amy McDonald
9. Louise Linton
10.Karen Gillan
11.Gerard Butler
12.Nina Nesbitt
13.Emeli Sandé
 

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