Category Archives: Fashion

The history of tweed: function and fashion

Fashionable and functional tweed clothing from Fur Feather & Fin

Tweed could be considered as 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. Fur Feather & 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 →