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.

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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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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03 Apr 2023

The Coronation of King Charles III

As the nation prepares to celebrate the Coronation of HM King Charles III, we take time to reflect on his enduring connection with Scotland, and the special relationship Johnstons of Elgin has formed with His Majesty over the years.

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23 Mar 2023

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.

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03 Feb 2023

Vicuña - The Jewel in our Crown for 173 Years

The distinctive rich, caramel colour and soft, luxe handle set this natural wool apart from all others. Its rarity makes Vicuña the Rolls Royce of fibres – the jewel in our crown for almost two centuries.

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07 Dec 2022

How To Care for your Cashmere & Fine Fibres

We take care in the production of our iconic cashmere knitwear, to give our customers beautiful, luxury products that can last for more than a lifetime. With a little bit of love and care, you can enhance the life span of your Johnstons of Elgin cashmere, and it's easier than you might think.

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03 Jun 2022

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

To celebrate The Queen's platinum jubilee, we're reflecting on our royal connections. Find out more about Johnstons of Elgin's royal visits and collaborations.

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01 May 2022

Three Generations

For Mike Mathieson, the sights and sounds of the textile industry take him back to his childhood, when his mother worked at our Elgin mill.

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