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.
Making Your Christmas | The Ultimate Gift Guide
Treating your loved ones has never felt better. We have gathered the very best of our fine Cashmere and Merino Wool treats in a special festive collection.
Kharaatsai | Our Young Herders Programme in Mongolia
Our Young Herders programme, ‘Kharaatsai’ meaning Young Swallows, gives students a deeper understanding of their natural environment through classes on biodiversity, weather patterns, soil health and more.
Maureen White - Handknit Artisan
Maureen created a very Limited Edition collection of exquisite, traditional Fairisle knits, the proceeds from which will support an essential Orkney charity, the Longhope Lifeboat Station.
The Limited Edition Crofter’s Blanket
Introducing our Limited Edition Crofter’s Blanket, celebrating locally sourced wool and the preservation of hand skills. This unique design was completed at our dedicated sewing facility, Makers Croft, using repurposed century-old Singer sewing machines originally crafted in Scotland.
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
GarçonJon 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.
225 Years Young
How do you define a sense of place? Made in Scotland isn’t just the three words stitched on a label – it’s who we are and who we have been for 225 years. We are always authentic. Always rooted in nature. Always made in Scotland.