Here we showcase the best in Scottish crafts that use beautiful fabrics which capture the spirit of the Highlands. Tartan and Tweed are synonymous with Scottish artisanship, heritage and style as well as keeping the cold at bay! Scotland’s love of fashion has strong links to its iconic fabrics and the range of styles and colours available make them very versatile. So what are the best available? Quality tweed is opulent and warm, a luxurious fabric that works for day and evening, casual and smart whether you’re in the town or country. Brooke Taverner have developed a wonderful range. Tailors’ of distinction since 1912 their formal and casual attire is of exceptional quality, jackets are expertly tailored and hardwearing with a fashionable cut that looks great dressed up or down. Choose from 100% Wool Checked Jacket in Oatmeal, Navy and Charcoal Designs. When it comes to tweed, Harris Tweed is one of Scotland’s best loved fabrics. Protected by its own Act of Parliament Harris Tweed is protected by the Orb trademark which guarantees that it is produced on the islands of the Outer Hebrides. Known for its vibrant colours, hard-wearing properties and rich history it’s not surprising that it has international client appeal. Find out more about Harris Tweeds role in fashion, history, production methods and where it is produced -Guide to Harris Tweed. You can find some lovely Harris Tweed items including jackets, bags and coats which bring to life one of Scotland’s best loved fabrics. Beautifully tailored garments in quality Scottish materials include jackets, kilts What is lovely about these fabrics is their development overtime, steeped in tradition they have been refined updated to suit modern styles without losing attention to detail and quality. Traditionally, colours in both tartan and tweed were achieved by using vegetable dyes which reflected the colours in the surrounding landscape, while vegetable dyes are no longer used the colours achieved remain true. Scottish mills are renowned the world over for their tartans, choose items made 100% worsted wool for the perfect fit and guaranteed to last. Loccharon of Scotland is one of Scotland’s most prestigious companies and the world’s leading tartan manufacturer, their tartans are made in the Border towns of Selkirk, Hawick & Langholm and Loccharon boast the world’s largest range of tartans. Once the tartan is produced standout items are traditionally stitched by kiltmakers for a luxurious finish that is made to your exact measurements and a delight to wear. Choose a Scottish company with a passion for quality and expertise in tartans. Wearing a jacket, kilt or dress in tweed or tartan you want to ensure your accessories display beautiful workmanship. One company is guaranteed to meet high expectations, the Sgain Dhub Company established for over thirty years as one of Scotland’s leading suppliers of ornate Celtic items including sgain dhubs, quaichs – traditional Scottish drinking vessels crafted from a range of materials including pewter, palladium, silver and copper in a range of finishes.