Scotland

"Outlander's" Sam Heughan Urges Scots to Fill Up "Empty Shop" With Clothing Castoffs

As Jacobite rebel Jamie Fraser on television’s Outlander, Sam Heughan is used to getting his kit off. Now the actor wants his fellow Scots to do the same—that is, with clothing…

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Formication Upcycles Scottish Mill Remnants Into Colorful Ethical Menswear

Who says recycled fabrics don’t make for cool clothes? Scotland-based fashion designer KellyDawn Riot’s new sustainable menswear collection, Formication, utilizes recycled fabrics…

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Zero Waste Scotland Announces Fund for Sustainable-Fashion Designers

Zero Waste Scotland has announced a new fund to encourage Scottish fashion designers to develop their own closed-loop clothing. Financed in part by the Scottish government, the Circular…

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Scottish Designer Launches World's First Hemp Sunglasses

HURRAY FOR HEMP But the plant’s value cannot be overstated. “Hemp can be grown and harvested every year, whereas a tree will generally take 15 to 20 years to grow until they…

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Asha Headscarves Promise Therapeutic Relief for Chemotherapy Patients

A Scottish textile company has developed a range of luxury headscarves designed to help cancer patients cope with the debilitating effects of chemotherapy. More than a way to conceal…

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Chanel Saves One of Scotland's Oldest Cashmere Mils From Shuttering

Chanel saved nearly 200 jobs in the Scottish Borders on Wednesday when the fashion house announced its acquisition of Barrie Knitwear, one of Scotland’s oldest cashmere-makers.…

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BBC Angers Scots With Chinese Knockoff of "Doctor Who" Harris Tweed Jacket

The real McCoy. Doctor Who fans may soon be able to buy licensed replicas of the Eleventh Doctor’s Harris Tweed jacket, but one community in Scotland is less than enthused. Tweed…

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Stay Chic, Safe With LFLECT's Reflective Eco-Accessories for the Urban Cyclist

You may be the captain of the two-wheel commute—Sultan of the Schwinn—weaving in and out of traffic with preternatural dexterity, but cue the setting sun and all bets are off. Add…

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