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.

29 Mar 2024

Spring Refresh | Taking Care Of Your Cashmere

The chunky knits that kept you warm through the colder months deserve a summer siesta. While lightweight cashmere pieces will see you through all seasons, this is the ideal time to refresh and store heavier-weight jumpers and cardigans until autumn rolls around again.

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12 Mar 2024

Yuthanan | Friends of Johnstons of Elgin

Introducing Yuthanan, owner of Tokyo-based fashion brand Sillage; a brand born to defy conventional silhouettes in favour of crafting cool, distinctive and often oversized wardrobe staples. Yuthanan visited our Elgin mill to discover more about our products and processes.

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08 Mar 2024

International Women's Day 2024

This International Women’s Day, we shine a spotlight on the diverse career journeys of some of our incredible female team members. For more than a century, the global March 8th event has celebrated women’s social, economic, cultural and political achievements.

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12 Feb 2024

Séga Kanouté | Friends of Johnstons of Elgin

For our first instalment of Friends of Johnstons of Elgin, we sit down for a little tête-à-tête with our Parisian ami, Fashion Journalist, Séga Kanouté (more affectionally known as Abou).

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20 Dec 2023

Celebrating Robert Burns

It's almost that time of year again when haggis, whisky and poetry take centre stage to celebrate the life and works of Scotland's national bard. Ahead of January’s festivities, we are delighted to introduce our Burns Scarf.

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25 Oct 2023

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.

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07 Sept 2023

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.

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01 Aug 2023

What is a Digital ID?

In our Autumn Winter ‘23 collection, an increased number of our products will carry a Digital ID, a 'virtual passport' that holds the details of a product's journey from fibre to finished item.

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23 Jun 2023

Wild Swimming on the Scottish Coast

We shot our shoreline-inspired summer collection on the Hopeman coast, less than ten miles from our Elgin mill. The beach at the 200-year-old village is a seasonal playground for surfers, paddleboarders and wild swimmers brave enough to embrace the chilly waters.

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