Tweed: from Scotland to Chanel
Fashion passes style remains (Gabrielle Chanel)
The tweed is a fabric that never goes out of fashion, particularly trendy for the winter 2018. Its origin refers to Scotland and the etymology probably to the river Tweed, historic border between Scotland and England, along whose course, In the nineteenth century, textile centers were set up specialized in the production of a particular wool fabric with diagonal stripes. Sturdy, durable, practical, soft, in gray and black yarns with the classic herringbone pattern. Perfect for the male wardrobe. Until Chanel arrived in the 1920s: he decided to use it for his feminine creations, revolutionizing them with comfort, modernity and color. And it is to her that the tweed owes its subsequent, eternal diffusion.