Scotland might not have a reputation as the most style- conscious of countries, but here at The List we sense a change taking place. In the following pages, we give you the lowdown on the real Scotland with style, at grassroots level. To kick off, Kirstin lnnes and Diana Kiernander present some of the hottest young designers in the country who are set to take the world by storm


Dieny Itoe


Not yet out of college. 23—year-old model and design student Dieny ltoe is hotly tipped for lashion fame. Her sophisticated interpretation of form and fabric earned her the coveted Glasgow 1999 Design Medal last year. and while not yet available to buy, her current collection has already attracted media attention.

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