Knit Picking

Pringle of Scotland puts a new spin on old classics.

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Knit Picking
Pringle of Scotland’s cashmere cardigan; Hanro’s polyamide, cotton, and elastane briefs.

Knit Picking

Pringle of Scotland puts a new spin on old classics.

Last year, after almost two centuries in business, Pringle of Scotland decided it was time to assemble a comprehensive company archive. To accomplish the herculean task, the brand enlisted the help of students at London’s Central Saint Martins, asking them to find and catalog as many of its woolly creations as possible. After scouring vintage shops and interviewing former employees, the group hosted a Day of Record last August, during which hundreds of fans gathered in Hawick, Scotland, with assorted Pringle garments and memorabilia in hand. The results—450 items and counting—have been rich fodder for the Central Saint Martins students. Look for their 12-piece knitwear collection, including the Seventies-inspired color-blocked twinset pictured here, in stores this month.

  • Hair by Brent Lawler for Oribe Hair Care; makeup by
    Stevie Huynh at the Wall Group; manicure by Michina Koide for Nars
    Cosmetics at Art Department. Model: Marique Schimmel at Supreme NY.
    Digital capture: Natalia Read-Harber at 101 Digital. Photography
    assistants: Zackery Michael and Nicholas Ong. Fashion assistant: Charlie
    Adkinsson. Special thanks to the Lafayette House.

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