Tuesday 10th March saw Gusto Edinburgh host, for one night only, ‘Men in Fashion,’ as part of Edinburgh Fashion Week. The night consisted of a Q&A with a diverse panel made up of four of Scotland’s biggest male fashion influences: Model – Christ Millington, Owner of ‘The Brotique’ Richard Murphy, Emile Veinedotter – creative director at Pearly King Jeans and Gordon Millar – the man behind @ScotStreetStyle.
Gusto proved to be an ideal venue for the event, with its chic yet traditional decor and elegant vibe. The attendees consisted of locally based fashion and lifestyle bloggers, along with designers, photographers and general fashion enthusiasts.
Photography credit: Yemi King
Successfully and efficiently hosted by Edinburgh’s very own #ItBoy Phil MacHugh, all 4 panel members enthusiastically contributed, providing the audience with answers that offered a deep insight into their thoughts on the latest and future fashion trends. Questions included:
- To Beard or not to Beard?
- Traditional versus Trend?
- Thoughts and predications on SS15.
Taking into consideration that all four gentlemen were novices within the field of public speaking, they all performed brilliantly, talking with great clarity and articulation. Let’s hope this event is the first of many.
It was a great occasion and advert for what Scotland has to offer the fashion world. I call for the people of Scotland to embrace our materialising fashion culture (if you’ll pardon the pun)…after all no other nation has a male population who look extremely dapper in a multi-coloured skirt.
Entry by Alex Noble. Follow him on Twitter