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Scottish Design takes a bite of the Big Apple

Scottish Design takes a bite of the Big Apple

New York’s fashion glitterati have welcomed the best of Scottish design talent to their shores. As part of Scotland Week’s festivities, editors and buyers from across the Big Apple are gathering in the trendy Chelsea districtto view the collections at Scotland Re:Designed, an industry led initiative to showcase the best Scottish fashion and textiles businesses to America’s top fashion buyers and media. The twelve chosen exhibitors – Belinda Robertson, bebaroque, Caerlee, Common People, Eribé, Euan McWhirter, Henrietta Ludgate, Judith R. Clark, MYB Textiles, Rosie Sugden, Timorous Beasties and William Chambers – are receiving a warm recognition from over 200 American buyers who are visiting the showroom.

Stripes help to launch Scotland Run t-shirt design as part of Scotland Week

Stripes help to launch Scotland Run t-shirt design as part of Scotland Week

Stripes were on hand as the t-shirt design for the 9th Annual Scotland Run was unveiled today in Edinburgh. The 10k race will take place in New York as part of Scotland Week.

A 10,000 strong sea of Manhattan runners will receive the t-shirt, created by Edinburgh College of Art student Emily Martin, as part of the race across the Big Apple’s Central Park.

The t-shirt design competition, launched in partnership with the Edinburgh College of Art, kicked off in January with 28 students submitting ideas for the sporting top. The winning piece blends Edinburgh Castle with the New York City skyline, featuring runners’ silhouettes against the backdrop of the two cities.