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Capturing Harris Tweed®: A Photoshoot Adventure

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Capturing Harris Tweed®: A Photoshoot Adventure

This week was an exciting one for William & Irene as we embarked on a creative journey to showcase our Harris Tweed® collections. This marks a significant milestone for our brand as we prepare to introduce an array of new products and unveil our refreshed website. Keep an eye out for our new homeware range and striking new Harris Tweed® colourways which are coming soon. For a sneak peek at some of our new products, take a look at the behind-the-scenes video here: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lane Locations (@lane_locations) We had the pleasure of conducting a...

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How to Care for Your Harris Tweed® Soft Furnishings: Tips and Tricks

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How to Care for Your Harris Tweed® Soft Furnishings: Tips and Tricks

Welcome, Harris Tweed® aficionados! At William & Irene, we understand the importance of preserving the beauty and quality of your cherished Harris Tweed® soft furnishings. From cosy cushions to sumptuous blankets and footstools, each piece is a testament to luxury and craftsmanship. Here we will share our expert tips and tricks for caring for your Harris Tweed® treasures, ensuring they remain pristine for years to come. 1. Gentle Cleaning is Key When it comes to cleaning your Harris Tweed® soft furnishings, a gentle touch is paramount. Begin by removing any loose dirt or debris with a soft-bristled brush or a vacuum cleaner...

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Introducing Our Harris Tweed® Dunmore Houndstooth Collection

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Introducing Our Harris Tweed® Dunmore Houndstooth Collection

We are thrilled to unveil our latest collection inspired by the timeless elegance of houndstooth – the Harris Tweed® Dunmore Houndstooth range. This exquisite collection features blankets, cushions, and footstools designed in rich brown shades with a sophisticated touch of black, adding a touch of luxury and warmth to any space. What is Houndstooth? Houndstooth is a classic textile pattern characterised by a broken check or abstract four-pointed shapes. It is traditionally found in a two-tone design, most commonly black and white, although it can be found in various color combinations. The distinctive design of houndstooth gives a sophisticated and...

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The Sustainability of Harris Tweed®: A Fabric Woven with Tradition and Care

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The Sustainability of Harris Tweed®: A Fabric Woven with Tradition and Care

Harris Tweed® is a luxurious and iconic fabric and has long been celebrated for its quality, durability, and timeless appeal. But beyond its aesthetic charm and cultural significance lies a story deeply rooted in sustainability and environmental responsibility, practices that make Harris Tweed® a shining example of eco-friendly craftsmanship. Harris Tweed® is woven from pure virgin wool. Although most of the wool comes from the Scottish mainland, in the early summer, the island communities join together to round up and shear the local sheep which are dotted throughout the Hebridean landscape.Traditional CraftsmanshipThe production of Harris Tweed® is a labour-intensive process that relies...

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