Category Archives: Man About Town

Pretty Green and the rise of British Menswear

On June 22, 2016, Posted by , In Man About Town, With No Comments

“It’s gonna do clothes I like. If people like it, cool, if they don’t, they don’t.” proclaimed Liam Gallagher for the launch of his label Pretty Green in June 2009. Today, Gallagher’s simple desire to create clothes that he would wear has sparked the growth of one of Britain’s best-known…

Dashing Tweeds: Interview with Guy

On June 17, 2016, Posted by , In Man About Town, With No Comments

Dashing Tweeds: Interview with Guy     Celebrating British craftsmanship is at the heart of what Scot Street Style does as a platform and network for creatives to showcase their stunning work. Tailoring is one of those iconic British trades that has been anchored in our culture for centuries, and…

London Collections: Men; Day 4

On June 16, 2016, Posted by , In Man About Town, With No Comments

London Collections: Men Day 4 Highlights The last day of LC:M was perhaps one of the more diverse, with each designer displaying collections which were very personal and drawn from cultures all around the world. The mixture of textures and prints is prevalent, and the unexpected usage of luxury fabrics…

London Collections: Men; Days 2&3

On June 15, 2016, Posted by , In Man About Town, With No Comments

London Collections: Men  Day 2 & 3 Highlights  The second and third days of LC:M were a mix of classic design and innovative streetwear. British craftsmanship was celebrated, politics were discussed, and even more trends were set. Below are some highlights from days 2 and 3. Daniel w. Fletcher       …

London Collections: Men; Day 1

On June 12, 2016, Posted by , In Man About Town, With No Comments

London Collections: Men Day 1 Highlights: Already there are clear trends appearing at this season of LC:M. London menswear seems to be moving away from fitting garments to a more relaxed feel, and colours like blue, beige, and forest green are seen frequently amongst the designers. Below are some photos and…

Vintage with a Modern Twist

On February 10, 2016, Posted by , In Events,Man About Town, With No Comments

View the original blog post over on Greener Scotland Greener living can enrich every part of our lives, and we can all play our part. From the clothes we wear to the buildings we inhabit, we can raise awareness and actively participate in environmental sustainability, reducing carbon emissions and making…

BBC – Is it the End of Scottish Cringe?

On January 26, 2016, Posted by , In Man About Town, With No Comments

Click here to read the full article on the BBC website or copy and paste this link into your browser. http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20160114-is-it-the-end-of-the-scottish-cringe Excerpt Today, young creatives are rehabilitating traditional textiles and designs. Siobhan MacKenzie and 21st Century Kilts, for example, re-interpret the kilt using unlikely fabrics like denim and leather. They…

Dream big, think local

On January 8, 2015, Posted by , In Man About Town, With No Comments

It was great to catch up with Kestin Hare at the #HeraldFashion awards in Glasgow recently, and an honour to be a winner alongside one of Scotland’s leading creatives. He’s come a long way from printing t-shirts at Uni, the origin story he shared on this blog last June, and…

Photographer Tom Cairns on hashtags, artificial light and working in sales

On August 5, 2014, Posted by , In Man About Town, With No Comments

I caught up with photographer Tom Cairns as he prepares for the launch of his first exhibition. Tommy and I share a passion to spread the message to all young creatives out there that your best years lie ahead… So, you’re a well-travelled man. Tell us about your journey from…

Meet model Chris Millington, on his journey from Glasgow to Manhattan

On July 15, 2014, Posted by , In Man About Town, With No Comments

Last autumn, Scottish model Chris Millington, photographer Stew Bryden and I sat in a bar in Glasgow, where we shared our passion and dreams for the creative potential in this land. A lot has happened since then… Chris, you travelled to New York City for the first time in April…