Discover Johnstons of Elgin

Our Story

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.

03 Jul 2024

Tales from the Riverbank

The community projects working to protect the place we call home. Environmental responsibility is woven into the very fabric of our business, and we understand that thriving communities and healthy ecosystems go hand-in-hand.

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25 Jun 2024

Made with Love - Baby's 1st Cashmere

We lavish everything we make with love and a gentle touch - no matter how small. Our dedicated team of three talented artisans apply this principle in our 'mill within the mill' - the Hand Knit department at our Elgin site. We design, knit, finish and hand label each piece in one location, and there's heart in every stitch.

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24 Jun 2024

The Local Projects Keeping Traditional Skills Alive

A growing number of people taking a more mindful approach to consumption can only be a good thing for the environment. As part of our Schools Interaction Programme, we have been teaching local secondary school students some basic sewing skills to encourage waste aversion and perhaps discover the craftspeople of the future.

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19 Jun 2024

Creating A Buzz | The Johnstons of Elgin Bees

Nestled among the trees and flowers at our Elgin mill grounds, another centre of activity hums with life. Beyond the whirr of our weaving looms is the gentle buzz of a thriving beehive, alive with around 30,000 pairs of tiny wings. Our busy bees are more than just honey makers; they are productive pollinators crucial to our ecosystem.

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05 Jun 2024

Mill Experiences

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.

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13 May 2024

Announcing our Royal Warrant

We are incredibly proud to announce that we have been granted A Royal Warrant of Appointment for Manufacturing Estate Tweeds, Knitwear and Woven Accessories. This fantastic achievement acknowledges our focus on a diverse range of criteria, including sustainability and the environment.

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09 May 2024

We are proudly B Corp Certified

This month, we celebrate one year as a Certified B Corporation. In 2023, following stringent assessment, we joined a community businesses working to build a more inclusive and sustainable economy. There are now more almost 8,500 B Corps globally.

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06 May 2024

The King’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2024

We are delighted to announce that Johnstons of Elgin have been granted The King’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2024.

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18 Apr 2024

The Highgrove Heritage Scarf

In celebration of the Platinum Jubilee, our coveted Highgrove Heritage Scarf is only back for a limited time. Our textile heritage collaboration between Johnstons of Elgin and the Prince of Wales’s family estate, Highgrove.

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