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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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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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 May 2023

Why a Lightweight Scarf is your Year-Round Staple

Cashmere and Merino Wool have natural temperature-regulating properties, so they're the ideal year-round fabrics.

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19 Apr 2023

Celebrating Hanami

Hanami is a traditional Japanese custom celebrating Sakuras’ brief bloom period each year. This practice has been part of Japanese culture for over a thousand years and typically occurs between March and April.

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