Harris Tweed is more than a unique handwoven textile, it is a story about a real place with a rich history and culture, beautiful landscape and vibrant communities located in Scotland’s remote and beautiful islands in the Outer Hebrides.
‘Woven with love and care’
From remote crofts to couture catwalks ‘Harris Tweed’ is the choice of fashion and interior designers who value its provenance, classic style and ability to improve with age.
This artisan cloth, which is connected to the Hebridean landscape has a much deserved World wide reputation. Due in part to the work of the Harris Tweed Authority, who actively promote designers using the ‘cloth’, to a wider audience.
People like Kristina Macleod, who is one of the ‘stampers’ of the Orb Mark onto the cloth. going out to the crofts, making that personal connection, and certifying and guaranteeing the authenticity and high quality.
The Harris Tweed Authority are the custodians of the brand and guard against the unauthorised use of the ‘Harris Tweed’ brand. Thus ensuring there is no compromise to the trust of the businesses who invest in it and the customers who buy their products.