MODELS

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2021 MODELS

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.

 

Andrew Cullen

Scottish survivor of 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center

Andy Torbet

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.

Ashley Callingbull

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.

Buck Sexton

American conservative radio host, political commentator and author. He is former CIA intelligence officer who served tours of duty in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He is also a former NYPD counterterrorism expert. Together with his partner Clay Travis, he is now the host of America Now, a 3-hour weekday talk radio show, syndicated on more than 400 stations nationwide, currently the largest audience political talk radio show in the country.

Geoff Day

Napier University Edinburgh executive. Former head of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.

 

Grace Dove

First Nations Canadian actress, television host and co-star of the award winning film “The Revenant”. She also has a part Scottish background

Harry & Alejandra Geithner

He is originally from Colombia, South America, and is a major Latin American TV star. As we all know, men from all over the world look better in kilts! He will be walking the runway with his wife, Alejandra Silva Geithner.

Hotties and Hunks Who Hunt

Lea Gabrielle

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.

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

Natasha & Samara Connery

They are Sir Sean Connery’s granddaughters and they will both be debuting  bespoke designs by Totty Rocks of Edinburgh on the runway in the new Sean Connery Tartan They will be helping us honor their grandfather and their family.

Native American Models

Apache, Iroquois, Mohawk, Navajo

 

Nicole Scherzinger

Singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, television personality and model. Lead singer for the Pussycat Dolls

 

Pete Hegseth

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

Robin King

Chief Executive Officer of the Navy SEAL Foundation

Taya Kyle

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.

Thom Evans

Former Scottish international rugby union player, model, television personality and analyst and Tartan heartthrob

Will Chesney

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)

 

(should you wish to be considered a runway model for the 2021 show please contact, friendsofscotland@igc.org ).