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Sutherland primarily based salmon farm Loch Duart was one of many fundamental sponsors of the Dressed to Kilt charity style present which happened at Mill Neck Manor on Lengthy Island, New York, final month.
Dressed to Kilt was co-founded in 2003 by Sir Sean Connery to showcase the perfect of Scotland and is now an annual charity occasion which brings collectively main Scottish designers and well-known Scots within the US in a celebration of Scottish-American tradition, meals, style and music.
It’s a main platform for style designers whose work incorporates a tartan type and the occasion’s theme was “Gown for Journey: From the Highlands to the Hamptons”.
Loch Duart gross sales director Chris Orr stated: “We have been thrilled that Loch Duart salmon not solely featured on the menu but in addition on the runway on the Dressed to Kilt style present.
“Some individuals may ask what precisely does salmon must do with style? Properly, like high-end style homes, Loch Duart is a luxurious model and is served by probably the most prestigious eating places on this planet. We wished to do one thing enjoyable to advertise our distinctive Scottish salmon and the USA is a key marketplace for us.”
Dr Geoffrey Carroll, Dressed to Kilt co-founder and managing director, stated: “My co-founder Sir Sean Connery at all times insisted on utilizing this worldwide platform to advertise one of the best of Scotland to the world. We subsequently welcomed the chance to work with Loch Duart as a monetary sponsor and a runway participant.
“Sir Sean would have beloved the Loch Duart mannequin in his oilskins and holding a giant Scottish salmon on the runway as a lot as all of the attendees did on Saturday.
“I’ve at all times stated that style with out tradition is hole and, boy, did Loch Duart test the Scottish tradition field at this 12 months’s present.”
Loch Duart, which has a base at Scourie, employs 160 individuals within the Western Isles, Sutherland and Ross and Cromarty.
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