A Mito on the Pentland Road yesterday.

Alfa Romeo has announced that purchasers of its MiTo sports car will be able to order it with Harris tweed upholstery, following a deal brokered by Alan Bain, a New York-based lawyer and a director of Harris Tweed Textiles.

Despite the recent dramatic slump in demand, the dramatic PR coup of the G20 shawls and the tie-up with one of the world’s most prestigious car marques suggest that Harris tweed is not quite ready for its final mark-down.

Times article.