Thursday, February 17, 2011

Luxury Harris Tweed

Harris Tweed Back Pack

Great Label, Great Logo!!! One of my all time favorites!
Harris Tweed Herringbone Sport Coat

Harris Tweed Tie

Harris Tweed Bucket Hat by L.L. Bean

Harris Tweed is a luxury cloth that has been handwoven by the islanders on the Isles of Harris, Lewis, Uist and Barra in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, using local wool.

Traditional Harris Tweed was characterized by subtle flecks of colour achieved through the use of vegetable dyes, including the lichen dyes called "crottle" (Parmelia saxatilis and Parmelia omphalodes which give deep red- or purple-brown and rusty orange respectively) These lichens are the origin of the distinctive scent of older Harris Tweed.

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