Harris Tweed Hebrides Journal

Scottish Rugby joins with Harris Tweed Hebrides in tailor-made partnership

Scottish Rugby joins with Harris Tweed Hebrides in tailor-made partnership

Scottish Rugby legends Al Kellock and Chris Paterson launched the official Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) Harris Tweed at Shawbost Mill yesterday. The exclusive Harris Tweed Hebrides’ design was worn during the tour of our mill by Scotland’s cap and points’ record-holder Paterson and fellow former Scotland captain Kellock, both now Scottish Rugby ambassadors. The collection is a three way partnership between Scottish Rugby, Harris Tweed Hebrides and the retailer Walker Slater and is backed by a three year contract which will lead up to the next World Cup in HTH’s...

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HARRIS TWEED GOES CENTRE STAGE IN REKYJAVIK

HARRIS TWEED GOES CENTRE STAGE IN REKYJAVIK

British ambassador to Iceland, Stuart Gill (Second left) While the Hebridean heatwave continues, Harris Tweed went centre stage in Iceland when it featured in a showcase of iconic British brands. Shawbost-based Harris Tweed Hebrides was invited by the UK Ambassador in Rekyjavik to create a display of the fabric as a centerpiece of the Embassy’s Queen’s Birthday Party, which is a highlight of the social and trade calendar for British Embassies around the world. More than 1200 guests attended the event the Rekyjavik event, held in the grounds of the...

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Harris Tweed Hebrides brings its best yarns to Savile Row

Harris Tweed Hebrides brings its best yarns to Savile Row

Harris Tweed Hebrides (HTH) made their debut at London Craft Week on Friday (May 6th) with a bespoke presentation on the heritage of the industry at Savile Row tailor, Huntsman.  There was a time when every company on Savile Row carried a selection of Harris Tweed supplied by one of the fabric merchants who operated just a stones’ throw away from the iconic street. Use of Harris Tweed in tailoring dwindled towards the end of the 20th century – a reflection of the industry as a whole – but things...

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