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The fashionable rise of Harris tweed

Despite tough economic times, the Harris tweed industry is proving as resilient as the cloth which takes its name.

It has been making a big impact in global fashion, and recently took home two prizes from the UK Fashion and Textiles Awards.

Douglas Fraser visited the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides to find out how they turned its fortunes around.

  • 08 Jun 2013