Our rich history, coupled with our unrivalled passion for innovation, gives us a lot to talk about. Explore Our Story to learn more about our unique Scottish heritage, superb craftsmanship, and the inspiration behind our luxurious collections.
We have been experts in the world’s finest fibres for over 225 years, crafting exquisite luxury products in our own Scottish mills. We now invite you to join us in an immersive experience at our Elgin mill, where our family business has worked with natural, renewable, biodegradable fibres since 1797.
The Beauty of Bespoke Embroidery
When it comes to gifting, nothing beats something personal and bespoke. That's why we're so proud of our Personalised to Perfection embroidery service.
What Makes our Cashmere Special?
What determines the cost of Johnstons of Elgin’s Cashmere products? From raw fibre to finished piece, we treat our Cashmere with the greatest of care. Read on discover what makes our Cashmere so special.
Al Fresco Entertaining
Even the smallest outdoor space can be transformed into an elegant exterior room, whether it's for a simple picnic or fine dining. Our exceptional Cashmere and woollen products can provide the perfect luxury backdrop for your outdoor soiree.
Celebrating our fellow creatives – talented, skilled craftspeople and artists whose ethos mirrors our own. We feel drawn to individuals and brands that share our core values - the craftsmanship, heritage, innovation and community focus that has driven our success.
We Are Makers
‘We Are Makers’ is an aptly straightforward title for a project that champions craftspeople preserving traditional artistry. Kate and Jack Lennie are the makers behind the makers, providing a much-needed platform for talented creatives across the globe to share their inspiring stories. The ‘We Are Makers’ publication - a beautiful coffee table book showcasing artisans from watchmakers to sculptors - is about to launch its sixth edition. A podcast by the same name sees Kate and Jack travel to the makers’ workspaces to find out more about their unique businesses.
Yoshioka – Textile Dyer
Rooted in nature and with more than two centuries of experience, our Kindred Spirit brand Yoshioka is authentic and heritage-led. We connected with the Japanese textile dyer, discovering the many similarities in our values and ethos as Johnstons of Elgin celebrated 150 years of trade with Japan.
GarçonJon | New York City Style II
GarconJon captured artist Fritz von Eric at home in New York, wearing our cashmere roll neck sweater, against a backdrop of contemporary design and historical architecture.