Blogs

The inspiration behind our name and how opposites clearly attract!

James and I - cuddles!
Why try something that you have no experience in? Find out what really inspired us to start up our own clothing brand and what continues to inspire...

Tweed with a twist?

Tweed with a twist?
Have you always loved tweed but wanted to wear it in a different way? We use a touch of brightly coloured herringbone tweed in our designs to give ...

Why it's great to be a British Brand amidst all of the Brexit uncertainty

Why it's great to be a British Brand amidst all of the Brexit uncertainty
Rising demand The call for unique, well-made British goods seems to be in high demand compared to the mass manufactured goods seen offshore. The B...

10 things we have learnt at Trade Shows

10 things we have learnt at Trade Shows
Pack snacks, snacks and more snacks There may not be anywhere to buy food while trading, or you may not get the time to get something, so pack sn...

Fed up of Dad wearing the same old thing?

Fed up of Dad wearing the same old thing?
Don’t forget Father’s day is just around the corner, next Sunday (16th) to be precise. Father's Day is a celebration honouring Fathers, celebratin...

The real behind the scenes at Trade Fairs

The real behind the scenes at Trade Fairs
Now that the trade fairs for 2018 are behind us, it’s time to plan the 2019 ones.  I wanted to give you a look into the workings and realities of g...

We dared to go there....

We dared to go there....
We recently took part in the @justacard #indieweek and we were quite clear that, as a brand we do not participate in Black Friday, we wanted to put...

Here are our 10 reasons why you should buy Christmas gifts made in Britain:

Here are our 10 reasons why you should buy Christmas gifts made in Britain:
(Written by Kate Hills; Founder of Make it British, but too good not to share)......     1.You are supporting British craftsmanship – many of the p...

Why start a clothing brand, what is the story behind Touch of Tweed, we reveal all in our latest blog

Why start a clothing brand, what is the story behind Touch of Tweed, we reveal all in our latest blog
Touch of Tweed is a small authentic company consisting of myself (Catherine) and my partner James. I grew up in a small Kentish village around coun...

Let's tell you a few things about us...

Let's tell you a few things about us...
I find it very easy to get wrapped up in the business world, you fly from here to there, dealing with this and that and sometimes you can forget wh...

Starting a small business is exciting but...

Starting a small business is exciting but...
After reading an inspirational blog by Hollie-Ella from In the Country it has encouraged me to tackle my first Touch of Tweed blog… Starting a...