The Italian’s do denim very well and Scots do tweed very well,” he says. Traditional Harris tweed lends colours from the countryside – mossy greens, ocean blues and rugged mountainous browns are on every rail in Walker
Slater’s two Edinburgh stores. Aesthetics to the side for a moment, Paul remarks how tweed is equally functional and beautiful. “It’s warm, it’s water repellant and it’s carelessly elegant,” he says.