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In pictures: Dressed to kilt


The Dressed to Kilt event was held as part of Tartan Week in New York


Tartan Week has become New York's leading event marking Scottish history and culture

Miss Scotland

Miss Scotland, Lois Anna Weatherup, was among the celebrities taking part in the Dressed to Kilt event

Sean Connery with tartan Mercedes

Sir Sean Connery models a custom-made tartan Mercedes-Benz. The actor is the honorary chairman of Dressed to Kilt

Model with wings

The event celebrated the collaboration of classic Scottish fashion with modern design. It raised money for the Friends of Scotland Charity


Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend the Tartan Week festivities, which centre on a replica Scottish village built inside New York's Grand Central Terminal

New York Giants football player Michael Strahan

New York Giants football player Michael Strahan agreed to model one of the designs

Leaping dancer

The fashion event featured the work of top Scottish designers. There were also performances by pipe bands, Gaelic singing and whisky tasting sessions

Billy Boyd

The actor Billy Boyd joined into the spirit of things on the catwalk

Ivanka Trump

Billionaire property tycoon, Donald Trump, launched the event, which his daughter Ivanka took part in

Actor Tony Curran

Tony Curran who starred in the award-winning Red Road also donned a kilt for the event

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