THE boys have scrubbed up well and put on a mighty fine show, so good in fact the girls might be a little worried when it is their turn next month.
London Collection: Men wrapped up last week to glitter praise and impress.
Despite only being in its third year, running the whole operation came off like a well-oiled machine with fashion shows even running on time (unheard of at London Fashion Week).
But this shouldn’t come as a surprise, nor should the rise in interest for menswear be dismissed as some flash in the pan trend.
We have massive menswear heritage in this country – if you don’t believe me then just think Savile Row.
And the talent Edinburgh is exuding is enough to make you think our city is seeing some creative renaissance. There’s the King of Savile Row, Mr Patrick Grant, who’s dominating both the high end and high street market with the success of his diffusion line in Debenhams.
Kestin Hare was the talk of Paris last month as his label Common People was shown as part of the Cultural Statement of Intent between Scotland and France.
Then there is Andrew McLaren, part of the new wave of menswear designers from Edinburgh making their mark in London.The city seems to be churning out the creatives these days. Long may it last.