66SUMMER 2012Photography:Shannon Tofts . Styling:Charlie GilhooleyATweed has been one of Scotland's great gifts to theworld. Its elegance and durability have latelypowered it to the forefront of the fashion world asdesigners seize upon it, not just for coats but alsofor fashion accessories and home furnishings.Johnstons of Elgin, one of Scotland's best-lovedcompanies, has taken the Scottish landscape as itsinspiration for a unique tweed designed and wovenexclusively for the National Trust for Scotland. Thisbeautiful fabric has been fashioned into a range ofbags and accessories, themselves all designed andhandmade in Scotland.The Alba shoulder bag, with its earthy browntones and big, bold button, looks great and is alsohighly practical, with plenty of space for all youressentials. For a smaller gift, the lavender heartlooks and smells great. Any of the items featuredhere make the perfect way to treat yourself orsomeone special. The range is available from aselection of Trust shops (please phone in advanceto check availability) or from our website,www.nts.org.uk/Shop/need for tweed
RETAIL EA: Alba shoulder bag with ceramicbutton, £140, product ref:25117369; Trust tartan merinowool scarf, £29.99, product ref:64491963B: Hanging lavender heart, £14.99, product ref: 22571375C: Corsage with ceramic button,£18.50, product ref: 53452264D: Carly across-body bag withceramic button and bird lining,£39.99, product ref: 33587433E: Cushion cover, £45, product ref:99147241Use product codes if ordering by phoneon 0844 493 2546. Thanks to SalisburyArms, Edinburgh, for help on shoot.Please note: items within our tweedrange are individually made, so slightvariations may occur between productsavailable in our shops and thosephotographedTo order now visitwww.nts.org.uk/shop or call our telephone hotline 0844 493 2546 BCD67?