So you want proof that Scotland has a fashion scene? Well, we’ve rounded up a dozen designers who show that thankstothe INTERVENTION fashion festival at Glasgow’s Arches, Scotland is being put firmly on the fashion map.
Words: Louisa Pearson and Catherine Bromley
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Gueene & Belle
Name Doreen Keen and Angela Bell Based Selkirk
Designs After gaining their design stripes at Pringle (the duo were responsible for the acclaimed Pringle Vintage Collection launched in I999). Doreen Keen and Angela Bell launched their own cashmere collection Queene & Belle last May. A highly successful first year‘s trading has included shows in London and Paris. where their distinctive designs. each featuring hand-crafted. hejewelled kilt pins and the label's trademark crown motif. secured both lucrative sales and critical acclaim. Based in Selkirk. at the heart of the cashmere industry. the duo say their mission is to ‘reinyent the look' ofthe luxury knit. On Intervention ‘lt‘s great to have the opportunity to show on the catwalk.‘
Showing at Scotland‘s Runway. Thursday 7 June: Catwalk Finale. Wednesday 13 & Thursday 14 June. Contact ()1750 23-119