Below is a partial list of the individuals that have been invited to participate in the July 2021 Dressed to Kilt show . Many of them have already confirmed. As always, the final runway line-up will continue to expand over the coming months, so keep coming back to see the updates.
Scottish survivor of 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center
He was born in Irvine, Scotland and is the closest thing to a real life Scottish James Bond that exists. He spent 10 years in the British Armed Forces as a Paratrooper, diver and bomb disposal officer, including serving with the 16 Air Assault Brigade. He is a member of MENSA and has served in many of the world’s troubled hot spots including Iraq, Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Northern Ireland and Falkland Islands. Oh, and he plays Danial Craig’s stunt double in the current James Bond films.
A Canadian woman from the Cree Tribe. She is an actor, model, First Nations activist the first indigenous woman to be named Miss Universe in 2015.
Bob Young – The Falconer
Falconry is the hunting of wild animals by means of a trained bird of prey. It has been the sport of kings for many centuries and it was a popular sport and status symbol among the nobles of medieval Europe. Bob, a former US Marine and Nassau County Police detective, is one of the premier falconers in this part of the world. He will be the Lord of the Manor and walk the catwalk together with his falcons.
Brian Cox CBE
Award winning Scottish actor who recently won the Golden Globes Best Actor Award for his portrayal of Logan Roy in the HBO series “Succession”
Napier University Edinburgh executive. Former head of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.
First Nations Canadian actress, television host and co-star of the award winning film “The Revenant”. She also has a part Scottish background
Hotties and Hunks Who Hunt
This Edinburgh beauty is the current Miss Scotland
She is a celtic/country artist & fiddle player from Dundee, Scotland. While living in Nashville she toured the USA with John Carter Cash. She has played at the Grand Old Opry and on Broadway with Pete Seeger (live performance)
US Department of State senior official – former FOX News journalist, Annapolis graduate, former US Navy fighter pilot on aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf. She was also imbedded with the Navy SEALS in Afghanistan.
She is an American hurdler and bobsledder and one of the very few athletes who has competed in both the Summer and Winter Olympic games. She was the NCAA Title holder and garnered 11 All-American honors while at Louisiana State University. She also has Native American heritage.
Master Chief Britt Slabinski (US Navy) ret.
This retired United States Navy SEAL was awarded the US Medal of Honor in 2018 for his heroic actions during the Battle of Takur Ghur in Afghanistan. He completed 9 overseas deployments and 15 combat deployments in support of the Global War on Terrorism, including Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom
Miracle Medical Workers
We have invited several physicians and nurses who worked in NYC area hospitals and emergency rooms fighting the Covid-19 virus at the coal face on a daily basis
Nassau County Police Officers
Native American Models
Apache, Iroquois, Mohawk, Navajo
Dr. Nicole Saphier
A radiologist and the director of breast imaging at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She is well known for providing her medical expertise during the pandemic as a contributor to FOX News, FOX Business and MSNBC.
Singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, television personality and model. Lead singer for the Pussycat Dolls
He is currently a FOX News Channel contributor and co-host. With degrees from both Princeton and Harvard he was also a former infantry platoon leader serving in Iraq where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantry Badge and a second Army Commendation Medal.
Peter Morris OBE and son MacKenzie
He is from Perth, Scotland and is a graduate of the University of Sterling. He is the CEO of Affirmative Entertainment & Production in Los Angeles and has been the President of BAFTA US for a number of years. He is also the co-host of Dressed to Kilt
Chief Executive Officer of the Navy SEAL Foundation
An American author, political commentator and military veteran’s family activist. She is known as the Gold Star widow of US Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. He was arguably one of the US military’s deadliest snipers in Iraq with four tours of duty and the largest number of confirmed and unconfirmed kills. Taya was portrayed by Sienna Miller in the 2014 film “American Sniper” about her husband’s life.
Former Scottish international rugby union player, model, television personality and analyst and Tartan heartthrob
A former Navy SEAL and a member of the Operation Neptune Spear SEAL team that killed Osama Bin Laden. He was the dog handler. He received a Silver Star and a Purple Heart and now helps veterans who have suffered traumatic brain injury. In early 2020 he authored a book entitled “No Ordinary Dog – My Partner from the SEAL Team to the Big Laden Raid”. There will be a book signing and sale at the Mill Neck Manor in the afternoon before the show as well as after the fashion show.
Hosting Committee Runway Models
Francesco Belcaro, Jamie Choi (former Miss Asia USA), Adrian Corrie, Steven Miller Duke, Matt Ervin, Brewster Jennings, Katelyn Mory, Pavle Sabic, Akiko Saito, Christine Sienicki (NYC Rockette) , Yulia Sukhanova (former Miss Russia)
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