About National Tweed Day
Tweed is a type of fabric that is made from wool and is characterized by its rough, unfinished surface and its flecked or tweedy appearance. It is a popular fabric for clothing, particularly for suits and jackets, and it is often associated with traditional and country attire.
Tweed is believed to have originated in the early 19th century in the Scottish county of Tweed, which is located in the southeastern part of Scotland. The fabric was named after the Tweed River, which flows through the region, and it was originally made from the local wool produced in the area.
Tweed was initially used for practical, durable clothing, such as workwear and outdoor clothing, but it eventually became popular for use in more formal attire, particularly in the United Kingdom. Today, tweed is a popular and widely-recognized fabric that is used in a variety of clothing and accessories, and it is often associated with traditional and country attire.