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The History of Tweed: Function and Fashion

Fashionable and functional tweed clothing from Fur Feather & Fin

Tweed is often considered the closest thing we have to British national dress; it is the cloth of royalty, deerstalking, fly-fishing, academics and fictional detectives. Following the path tweed has forged leads us to an interesting history entwined with class, gender and fashion from the 19th-century to the present day. Today we’re delving into the Continue Reading →

A brief history of tweed, an enduring country classic

A history of tweed clothing in Scotland and the UK

With a history stretching back over two hundred years, tweed has been an enduring staple for those who enjoy their lives in the great outdoors, providing warmth, comfort and a smart appearance. One common misconception about tweed is that it is named after the River Tweed, which makes its way up from Tweedsmuir and through Continue Reading →