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Stars turn out for style awards

Shirley Manson
Shirley Manson was named most stylish female

Shirley Manson and Sharleen Spiteri were among winners at the Scottish Style Awards held in Glasgow on Friday.

Scottish stars of music, film and art joined top designers for the award ceremony at Kelvingrove Museum, hosted by DJ and TV presenter Lauren Laverne.

Singer-turned-actress Manson was crowned Scotland's most stylish female and Spiteri scooped the award for the most stylish musician.

Film director Richard Jobson was named most stylish male.

Glasgow's Deryck Walker won the award for fashion designer of the year.

The winners across the 12 categories were decided by a judging panel which included award-winning photographer Nick Knight, designer Peter Saville and former Turner Art Prize holder Douglas Gordon.

OTHER WINNERS
Bar - Black Sparrow, Glasgow
Restaurant - The Glasshouse, Eskmills, Musselburgh
Hotel - Cameron House, Loch Lomond
Venue - The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh
Boutique - Che Camille, Glasgow
Retailer - Monsoon
Outstanding Contribution - Johnstons of Elgin

Awards founder Mary McGowne, managing director of Vine PR & Events, said: "This year's Scottish Style Awards was one of the most glittering occasions ever staged in Scotland and lived up to its reputation as the definitive benchmark of contemporary creative excellence."

She added that she was thrilled to have had so many famous guests make the effort to fly in from across the globe.

The Culture Show host, Laverne, said: "It's so exciting to be part of a stylish occasion which celebrates the very best in fashion, music, the arts and all things creative."

Among the guests were Tracey Emin, singer Sandi Thom and style guru Nicky Hambleton-Jones, who presents Channel 4's 10 Years Younger.




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