Harris Tweed

Harris Tweed

We use Harris Tweed fabrics because of its character, because it is a unique and artisanal handwoven material, and due to its technical characteristics and unique colour range.

Tweed is the ideal fabric for the fall and winter. Practical, resistant and used for both formal and casual wear, its speckled and multicolored variants make it one of the most varied and beautiful fabrics in the world

Harris Tweed is almost as technical as Gore-Tex: the thick wool renders the fabric water-repellent while remaining relatively breathable and wind stopper effect.

Harris Tweed is a unique twill fabric woven on the remote Outer Hebridean islands of Scotland. It’s made from 100% pure new wool, which is dyed and spun in the Outer Hebrides. The cloth is then handwoven by local islanders in their homesit is a very modern and durable fabric.

Harris Tweed, which means the fabric is handwoven on handlooms - the same type of machine used for decades. Most of the work is done by foot using foot pedals. 

The advantage of weaving at a slower speed is that the tweed’s weave can be a little more open, a little softer. 

For a tweed to bear the label “Authentic Harris Tweed”, it has to meet certain conditions: it has to be made only from virgin wool, dyed and spun in the Outer Hebrides, and must be woven at home

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