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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…

Living in the love of Kestin Hare of Common People

On June 16, 2014, Posted by , In Man About Town, With No Comments

Yes, we’re living in the love of the Common People clothing brand, the brainchild of dad, designer and hard worker, Mr Kestin Hare. He is flying south to London Collections: Men, to present ‘The Bird Watchers’ collection for SS15. “The theme for the SS15 collection comes from a book I…

Steve McQueen, the ultimate #man-crush Monday

On June 2, 2014, Posted by , In Man About Town, With No Comments

When I was a teenager, we used to cut out posters of our idols from magazines, and plaster them across our bedroom walls. Now, in the digital age, we flick through images on our smart phones and tablets, tapping on our favourites… Welcome to the age of the small screen…

The essence of Tommy Hilfiger, captured by one man and his camera

On May 13, 2014, Posted by , In Man About Town, With No Comments

The new Tommy Hilfiger store in the capital celebrated the official opening on Thursday, in association with the Edinburgh International Fashion Festival. Located on Multrees Walk – an exclusive open-air retail boulevard home to premium brands – it is the latest addition to a growing portfolio of Tommy Hilfiger stores…

Why the founder of fashion brand ten30 is making a habit of being nice

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

Gordon J Millar speaks to Alan Moore, founder of luxury fashion brand ten30, about contemporary Scottish style, the creative industries and why being nice is important… “Design has to have meaning. Without meaning or story, a product is shallow, with small appeal and short life span. ten30 design tells a…