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Celebrities who wear the Harris Tweed and wore. “The Harris Tweed fabric is among the who of who” long a sought-after material. Here is a chronological narrative of the famous figures who wore clothes made of this fabric: 1887 Sherlock Holmes wears a hunting jacket made from Harris Tweed in 1924 the famous George Mallory died on Mount Everest, where his body is frozen until 1999. He can be identified by its Harris Tweed jacket. 1971 wears a jacket made from Harris Tweed in the film Dirty Harry’ Clint Eastwood. 1987, Vivienne Westwood used the Harris Tweed in their winter collection.

2003 Gwyneth Paltrow appeared on the cover of US vogue in shoes from Harris Tweed, designed by Jean Paul Gaultier. 2004 Nike brings an edition of the terminator”basketball shoe from the 80 years out, it consists of Harris Tweed. 2006 in the film the DVinci code”is Tom Hanks, in the search for the Holy Grail, a Blazer from Harris Tweed. 2008 Alexander McQueen used the Harris Tweed fabric in his winter collection. “2010 Matt Smith, the 11th Dr who ‘, a Harris Tweed jacket wearing fabric, to travel through time.

“” 2010 Pete Dougherty of Babyshambles “, as all members of Mumford and sons”, wearing jackets from Harris Tweed in many of their performances. The substance that has seen already difficult times, is becoming more popular among connoisseurs. “Almost he disappeared completely when in 1909 the Harris Tweed authority” would not have been founded. At the time Tweed was ousted the market gap that material filled Harris Tweed who likewise filled by cheaper versions, and the Harris fabric, almost. Imitations of the substance have been woven into almost all of Scotland and some parts of England and sold. The poor quality of these substances had negative Tweed on the reputation of Harris, which might have caused this, that the magic substance from the market would have gone. To prevent this, the Harris was Tweed authority”established. Their aim was initially the authenticity of the Substance and the living of the weavers, to protect. They created the now world-famous trade mark which looks like a Maltese cross. All original Harris Tweed clothes are on the feed, have this mark. This was done to ensure that the fabric was produced according to, the guidelines. Until today, is the Harris Tweed, which only fabric that must consist of 100% pure new wool, by law, enacted in 1993, may be dyed only in the Outer Hebrides, spun, and made, and in the houses of the Islanders of Lewis, Harris, Uist and Barra alone Islands, woven are must. All this makes these beautiful fabric so special.