THE FRAAS PLAID THE FRAAS PLAID THE FRAAS PLAID

EVERY FIBRE FEELS LIKE HOME. EVERY FIBRE FEELS LIKE HOME. EVERY FIBRE FEELS LIKE HOME.

It’s probably no coincidence that our signature classic plaid in black and white stripes with a shot of colour through it is reminiscent of a Scottish tartan. After all, it hails from a region that has much in common with Scotland: wild, romantic highlands, a bracing climate with bitterly cold winters, poor soil and plenty of crystal-clear water. We’re talking about Upper Franconia in Germany – one of the most traditional textile-producing regions in Europe. This is where Valentin Fraas founded his company in 1880, and where, a little later, the characteristic FRAAS plaid design was created, and the pattern appeared for the first time on a scarf. It’s probably no coincidence that our signature classic plaid in black and white stripes with a shot of colour through it is reminiscent of a Scottish tartan. After all, it hails from a region that has much in common with Scotland: wild, romantic highlands, a bracing climate with bitterly cold winters, poor soil and plenty of crystal-clear water. We’re talking about Upper Franconia in Germany – one of the most traditional textile-producing regions in Europe. This is where Valentin Fraas founded his company in 1880, and where, a little later, the characteristic FRAAS plaid design was created, and the pattern appeared for the first time on a scarf. It’s probably no coincidence that our signature classic plaid in black and white stripes with a shot of colour through it is reminiscent of a Scottish tartan. After all, it hails from a region that has much in common with Scotland: wild, romantic highlands, a bracing climate with bitterly cold winters, poor soil and plenty of crystal-clear water. We’re talking about Upper Franconia in Germany – one of the most traditional textile-producing regions in Europe. This is where Valentin Fraas founded his company in 1880, and where, a little later, the characteristic FRAAS plaid design was created, and the pattern appeared for the first time on a scarf.

A PLAID TRAVELS THE WORLD. A PLAID TRAVELS THE WORLD. A PLAID TRAVELS THE WORLD.

Since the early 20th century, our special woven plaid has appeared on a wide range of FRAAS textiles: first, on pure wool scarves, then on the finest cashmere, combed until soft with spiky carders, and, since 1985, also on our Cashmink® fabric. Today, FRAAS is the biggest scarf manufacturer in the world and our plaid reveals its versatility in all possible forms and materials. Whether it’s worn as a women’s or men’s accessory, for a casual or elegant look, with a trench coat or leather jacket, the FRAAS plaid lends any outfit the perfect finishing touch. And, you can be sure that when you’re wearing a plaid scarf from FRAAS, you’re wearing the genuine article. Since the early 20th century, our special woven plaid has appeared on a wide range of FRAAS textiles: first, on pure wool scarves, then on the finest cashmere, combed until soft with spiky carders, and, since 1985, also on our Cashmink® fabric. Today, FRAAS is the biggest scarf manufacturer in the world and our plaid reveals its versatility in all possible forms and materials. Whether it’s worn as a women’s or men’s accessory, for a casual or elegant look, with a trench coat or leather jacket, the FRAAS plaid lends any outfit the perfect finishing touch. And, you can be sure that when you’re wearing a plaid scarf from FRAAS, you’re wearing the genuine article. Since the early 20th century, our special woven plaid has appeared on a wide range of FRAAS textiles: first, on pure wool scarves, then on the finest cashmere, combed until soft with spiky carders, and, since 1985, also on our Cashmink® fabric. Today, FRAAS is the biggest scarf manufacturer in the world and our plaid reveals its versatility in all possible forms and materials. Whether it’s worn as a women’s or men’s accessory, for a casual or elegant look, with a trench coat or leather jacket, the FRAAS plaid lends any outfit the perfect finishing touch. And, you can be sure that when you’re wearing a plaid scarf from FRAAS, you’re wearing the genuine article.