No ‘Man about Town’ would dream of leaving home without his hat and, in this wet climate, his umbrella.
These twin requirements are ably met by Mr James McDonald, 26, an enterprising young ‘Hatter and Umbrella Maker’ from no-less a place than fashionable Edinburgh itself.
At 24 ½ Keith Street you will also find his wife, Jane, who is a few years his younger and comes from the beautiful City of Stirling.
Mr James Riddel, a slightly older gentleman from Portobello in Midlothian, is the maker of these wonderful umbrellas.
Please hurry, for these sole manufacturers of hats and brollies in Stornoway are only open around 1871…