Style Journal | Vol. 4 | mock neckView
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We champion the dignity of craft, and the return to an older philosophy of garment making which puts quality above all else.
Partnering with master knitters from Scotland renowned for setting the world's highest standards, we bring you knitwear that combine a modern aesthetic with heritage quality; quality that gets better with age and sees you through decades of wear - common in a bygone era, though rare today.
Find out more about what makes our knitwear the world's best here.
"Certainly, if you’re looking for investment-grade quality, Colhay's knits are superb." - Robb Report
"The brand, its product and presentation, are executed very well. The knitwear is great, the taste level spot on, and the information well done. Those things mean that this could become a reliable place for a Permanent Style reader to consistently get their quality knitwear" - Permanent Style
Our accessories are crafted in Scotland by the world's most renowned knitters and weavers, using the finest fibres, and painstaking, traditional techniques that ensure every garment retains its voluminous, lush handle, warmth and lustre over a lifetime.
"I’ve always been drawn to companies that make traditional men’s style feel relevant in today’s age. Colhay’s is reframing Scottish knitwear without diluting what makes these sweaters so great in the first place." - Die, workwear!
style journal | vol. 4 | mock neck
In keeping with its beatnik roots, our mock neck sweater has a higher collar that rises half way up the neck, and would make for an elegant companion to a wide variety of outfits, for example, with tailoring in substitution to the shirt and tie, or with casual pieces like denim, leather or suede jackets.
Discover the many ways that our mock neck sweater can offer both warmth and interest in any outfit.
Style Journal | Vol. 3
With its slim fit design and high rollneck, and a texture that is refined and smooth to touch, but with a slight rugged appearance due to its rib-stitch, our cashmere ribbed submariner rollneck is an incredibly versatile piece, as much at home under a sport coat or leather jacket.
Explore the myriad ways in which our cashmere ribbed submariner can be worn in our Style Journal | Vol. 3.
history journal | vol. 3
In the 16th century, seafaring in Britain enjoyed a boom. Many men in seafaring communities found themselves spending a lot more time at sea than ever before, requiring garb that kept them dry and warm for long periods.
Thus, the first fisherman's jumper sprung out of rugged coastal towns all over Britain, and the "seaman's iron" was born. Find out more about the story behind our fisherman's cable sweaters in our History Journal | Vol. 3.
Style Journal | vol. 2
Although a traditional garment, the shawl collar cardigan need not be worn in a traditional way.
Vol. 2 reimagines how it makes for a stylish and unique accompaniment to numerous outfits that incorporate sartorial, workwear and vintage pieces alike, making this not only the thickest, cosiest piece of knitwear you will have in your wardrobe, but also the most versatile.
History Journal | vol. 2
Throughout history, the humble mock neck sweater had been adopted by a wide variety of people, from knights to sportsmen, to non-conformist artists.
But there seems to be one common characteristic that unites its many wearers – courage.
In this Vol. 2, we explore the storied past of this sweater and why we regard it as the sweater for the brave.