alexa chung BDC bicester village.jpgThe 2012 Scottish Fashion Awards will be hosted by Alexa Chung. The stylish TV presenter will lead the awards ceremony to be held in Glasgow on 11th June.

The shortlist of candidates who are now in the running for an award have also been revealed with model Tali Lennox nominated for not one, but two gongs. The daughter of Annie Lennox is up for both the Model of the Year and Scottish Fashion Icon Awards following a huge year both on and off the catwalk. Although she is hotly tipped to win the model category, she faces some toughcompetition with the likes of Tilda Swinton, Gerard Butler and Doctor Who's Karen Gillan also nominated for the fashion icon category.

Nominated for the Scottish Designer of the Year Award are last year's winner Jonathan Saunders, as well as Christopher Kane, Holly Fulton, Louise Gray, April Crichton for Sonia Rykiel and Gianni Colarossi for Duchamp.

While a number of Scotland's brightest fashion stars have been nominated for the Scottish Young Designer of the Year Award. These include Obscure Couture, Isolated Heroes, Graeme Armour, Hayley Scanlan, Jennifer Morris, Rebecca Torres, and Marc Ross.

The full list of finalists can be found here.