Harris Tweed Hebrides at the Scottish Style Awards 2018

The tenth birthday of Harris Tweed Hebrides, the Shawbost based company credited with pulling the industry back from the brink, was celebrated with a stunning fashion show which confirmed the style and versatility of the fabric.

Mary McGowne, organiser of the Scottish Style Awards, said: “Everyone in the fashion and textiles industries admires the exciting and remarkable success of Harris Tweed Hebrides. On their tenth birthday, it’s only right to recognise it with a special show which gives a taste of what has been achieved with the fabric”.


(Designer: Joyce Paton)

(Designer: Walker Slater)


(Designer: Bucktrout Tailoring)


(Designer: Walker Slater)


Harris Tweed Hebrides chairman, Brian Wilson, who said: “It has been a great journey and a credit to everyone involved. The age profile of weavers and mill-workers has been transformed, new markets opened up and Harris Tweed now has a great future as well as a glorious past”.


(Designer: Walker Slater Official Ryder Cup merchandise)

(Designer: Elizabeth Martin. Accessories: Kiltane of Scotland)


(Designer L-R: Holly Fulton and Walker Slater. Accessories: Laird Hatters) 


(Designer L-R: Holly Fulton and Judith R Clark)


Harris Tweed Hebrides guests for the evening included Scotland rugby star Finn Russell who has become a great ambassador for the Harris Tweed look.


(Pictured L-R: Mark Hogarth and Finn Russell)


(Pictured: Harris Tweed Hebrides team and guest Paul Walker)



All images supplied by Gerardo Jaconelli

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