The shawl collar cardigan has been around for decades and its popularity has ebbed and flowed through the 20th century. Traditionally a chunky, rugged garment, it became associated with the nonchalant style of 50s Hollywood when it was donned by the likes of Steve McQueen. A classic garment, we wanted to reimagine it and recreate our own version more appropriate for a modern wearer in 2021. We said goodbye to the rough lambswool but retained the formidable weight, and the cosy, warm feel. Read more about the design of our winter favourite - the shawl collar cardigan.
If you haven’t heard of the shirt cardigan before, you’re not alone. After being a staple back in the 1960s it fell out of favour and we’ve not seen them again since. And that’s exactly why we decided to create this piece. Read more to get the inside scope on our design of this versatile piece of knitwear.
If you’re looking to buy a piece of knitwear that’s well-made and going to last, the first thing you need to do is find a Scottish knitwear producer. Scottish knitwear is the finest in the world and can be worn for decades rather than the years (or more likely months) that high street knitwear lasts. It’s a well-known fact in the fashion industry that Scotland is the place to go for high end knitwear - but why? What is it about Scotland that makes their knitwear so special? Read on to find out.