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.

02 Apr 2021

Young Artisans

Our recent collaboration with The Prince's Foundation's Future Textiles initiative saw some of Johnstons of Elgin’s key players share their expertise with a new wave of Scottish textiles talent.

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02 Dec 2020

The Campaign For Wool 10th Anniversary Scarf

This year marks the 10th anniversary of HRH The Prince of Wales’s Campaign for Wool - a global, cross-industry initiative that promotes the benefits of natural, renewable and biodegradable wool fibres in protecting the planet and marine life.

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01 Dec 2020

Life in the Slow Lane

It's no secret that, for most of us, this festive season will be a little lower key than in previous years. However, at Johnstons of Elgin, we understand that a slower pace can be a positive thing, a sentiment shared by popular fashion illustrator and blogger Fei Wang, known as Slowboy.

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18 Nov 2020

The Art of Style

Style meets functionality this season, with our unique menswear pieces. Whether your signature style is classic, contemporary or eclectic, you can style our luxurious Cashmere and Merino Wool products to fit the aesthetic.

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28 Oct 2020

UKFT Manufacturing Heroes - Jackie Dean

Jackie Dean is a raw materials technician in quality assurance at Johnstons of Elgin, in charge of fibre testing of all the company’s cashmere and wool. She is known in the industry for being extremely precise and well respected for testing, which is largely done by hand and eye.

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05 Oct 2020

Evolution of Tweed

Some styles come and go over time, revived and reimagined after periods of semi-retirement. Tweed, on the other hand, has never so much as taken a holiday, instead transitioning from a heritage and performance fabric to a fashion essential...

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15 Sept 2020

The Twinset - A Fashion Icon

To celebrate the launch of our new women's Timeless Classics collection, featuring essential Cashmere and Merino Wool pieces, we asked guest Stylist and Creative Director Jo Hambro to put a spotlight on the iconic twinset. Styling model and TV presenter Lisa Butcher, and her daughter Olivia Donoso.

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07 Sept 2020

A Classic Stands the Test of Time

We were delighted to be introduced to David Evans in 2015, the inspirational and revered driving force behind the Grey Fox Blog. With a collective passion for high quality British manufacturing and craftsmanship, our relationship with him has gone from strength to strength, with David appearing in two of our London Fashion Week shows.

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03 Aug 2020

The Best of British

With the ability to carry out all of our Cashmere and Merino Wool manufacturing processes in one location, Johnstons of Elgin continues to champion British craftsmanship; an example of the best of British brands.

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