Closeouts. Customarily conservative, the Glen check pattern gets a spirited lift in this impressive Johnstons of Elgin woven merino wool scarf -- an oversized weave with brighter colors traversing the windowpanes.
Johnstons of Elgin is a centuries-old family firm doing business in the far North of Scotland since 1797
Using the finest cashmere and wool fibers imaginable, fabrics are dyed, spun and washed in supersoft Highlands water for irresistible softness
Fabric is a midweight extrafine merino wool -- warm, breathable and itch-free
Reviewed by Viking Swing from Cleveland on Tuesday, November 27, 2012
It looks good and feels good. It is wide and long, so it covers a lot of neck and can be worn in a variety of ways. But, for the price, it still boils down to a bit of a luxury item. Recommend it? I have no reason not to recommend it. (Is that faint praise?)