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.

05 Sept 2022

Our Little Travel Luxuries

Discover our little travel luxuries, from travel wraps and throws to de-pilling combs and eye masks, everything you need to travel luxuriously.

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12 Jun 2022

Looking to the Future

The SFA funds programmes in Mongolia to train communities, protect herders’ livelihoods and promote sustainability. As one of three founding members, we were proud to be a sponsor of the 2022 Sustainability Awards.

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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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21 Apr 2022

Singer Sewing Machines

Do you remember the rhythmical click-clack of a manual typewriter? Or the crackle of dust under a record player’s needle? As technology gallops forward and trends chop and change, traditional equipment can be left redundant, and with it the associated skills of operation. Not true, however, of the iconic Singer sewing machine, which we are preserving with vigour in our Scottish mills.

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12 Jan 2022

Cashmere Circle x Johnstons of Elgin

Our Cashmere knitwear is designed to last a lifetime, but with delicate fibres, some wear and tear is inevitable. Damaging your favourite sweater with jewellery or discovering a moth hole in your much-loved socks is disappointing, but it doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to your Cashmere.

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25 Aug 2021

Louise Roe's Cashmere & Whisky Weekend

Louise Roe recently spent the weekend enjoying the highlands and paid a visit to our mill. Find out what she learned about our craftsmanship.

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25 Aug 2021

The Poppy Scarf

To mark the 100th anniversary of the first British Remembrance Poppy Day, our skilled craftspeople have created the Poppy Scarf.

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05 Jul 2021

Coming Home

An exquisite Johnstons of Elgin scarf gifted around 70 years ago, is back at our Elgin weaving mill.

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