Andie MacDowell to take part in Dressed to Kilt fashion show

March 13th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Mar 13 (ANI): American actress Andie MacDowell will be joining other famous Scots at this year’’s Dressed to Kilt fashion show in the United States.

MacDowell, 50, who will be joining Sir Sean Connery, Brian Cox, and Ashley Jensen, among others, and take to the catwalk with her two daughters.

The star-studded New York event at the end of this month will also see billionaire tycoon Donald Trump, who has Scottish roots, taking part in the show.

Dressed to Kilt, organised from New York by businessman Geoffrey Scott-Carroll, is one of the centrepiece events of the Tartan Week celebrations, which have been extended to cities across North America and Canada.

The cheapest ticket for the event costs 99 dollars with a VIP table costing 10,000 dollars.

The highly-anticipated event features kilted gents and plaid-clad ladies strutting their stuff down the runway for an A-list of judges, the Scotsman quoted a spokeswoman for Dressed to Kilt as saying.

Traditional kilts as well as fashion-forward garb will be showcased in a lavish display of Scottish pride, she added.

The organisers say Connery and his wife Micheline will be the official hosts for the event on March 30.

Dressed to Kilt shines the spotlight on Scottish fashion and flair and creates interest in our talented designers within the North American market, Mike Russell, the culture minister, said.

Im delighted that this year Dressed to Kilt, will showcase and promote Homecoming, he added. (ANI)

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