“What is Tweed?” I cried! “Elementary, My Dear Vintage Lover…”

From the Annex Vintage Blog

I lived in Scotland for a year, so I feel like I should be a tweed expert. But, with so may different kinds of vintage woven fabrics to be had, an investigation into what is a true tweed was necessary. A favorite fabric of old Scottish men and Sherlock Holmes, tweed is a rough-surfaced woolen cloth, typically of mixed flecked colors, originally produced in Scotland’s western Isles. Famous for its water repellent qualities, once ‘worn in’, you’ve got a hat or jacket for life!   Read More

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