Scottish Labhran Highland Wear Style Blog

Our Labhran style blog will bring you a regular blog post with our thoughts and ideas for Scottish Gentlemen, Dandies and Rogues. Featuring our news and views on kilts, bagpipe banner and baldric projects, tartans and vintage Highland dress - antique Highland wear finds. We hope you enjoy the posts and check back regularly for the latest posts. Share our passion for Scottish national dress.

The House of Labhran are proud to have worked on designs for the Scottish Highland Regiments, Canadian Regiments US Army, USAF baldrics, Fire & Rescue, Military Academy Bands, RAF, ATC, Police, Scottish & Irish Flute Bands, Royal British Legion, Parachute Regiment and British army. 

We have also worked on film, theatre and television projects including: The National Theatre of Scotland-The Black Watch, The English National Opera, Warner Brothers Film, The Age, Billy Budd, Wonder Women, The Four Feathers, The Crown, Victoria and Abdul and many more. 

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Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders Officers Sterling Silver Sgian Dubh

Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders officers sterling silver sgian dubh Our regimental silversmith makes wonderful hand crafted Scottish sgian dubhs for clients around the world. One of the classic we make is the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders regimental sgian dubh. The leather … Read More

Kilt Bows Ribbons, Gaelic Knots & Kilt Rosettes – Hand made in Scotland

Kilt Bows Ribbons, Gaelic Knots & Kilt RosettesHand craft Gaelic knots on the kilt have been popular since the 19th century. The House of Labhran hand craft kilt bows – Gaelic knots for clients around the world. From Scottish Highland and … Read More

Gordon Highlanders Vintage Sgian Dubh

WW1 Period Gordon Highlanders Vintage Sgian DubhWe have just discovered another wonderful vintage regimental treasure. This week it was a circa WW1 Gordon Highlanders officers – Pipe Major – Drum Major’s sgian dubh. The pattern is a classic and has … Read More

Vintage Scots Guards Pipes & Drums Photographs

Over the years I have been lucky enough to blow pipes with numerous Scots Guards pipers and in fact my first two tutors had both been Scots Guards Pipe Major’s. So we thought we would share a few vintage photos of … Read More

Curated Antique – Vintage Scottish Sgian Dubh Style Photograph Album

Curated Antique – Vintage Scottish Sgian Dubh Style Photograph Album – We have a passion for fine antique and collectible sgian dubh’s and Highland dirks. We source antique Jacobite styles of the 18th century, high Victorian styles and regimental patterns … Read More

Curated Antique Victorian Kilts & Sporran Style Photograph Album

Curated Antique Victorian Kilts & Sporran Style Photograph Album – We have curated another wonderful group of antique kilt and sporran photographs. Featuring a fabulous selection of antique and period Scottish national dress. From famous pipers, to Highland gentlemen and … Read More

Bespoke Western Australian Regimental Association Drum Major’s Baldric & Bagpipe Banners

Bespoke Western Australian Regimental Association Pipe Major’s Bagpipe Banner Bespoke Western Australian Regimental Association Drum Major’s Baldric ACU Swan Regiment Western Australia Drum Major’s Baldric Bespoke Western Australian Regimental Association Drum Major’s BaldricOver the years we have designed and produced … Read More

Gordon Highlanders Regimental Pipe Major’s Insignia

Gordon Highlanders Regimental Pipe Major’s insignia are something we have supplied to the British army and private clients for 20 years. The Pipe Major’s No1 dress insignia are based on an archer green uniform with gold – gilt insignia. We offer … Read More

92nd Gordon Highlanders 19th – Early 20th Century Military Photographs

92nd Gordon Highlanders officer circa 1870 Colonel James Forbes-Robertson – Gordon Highlanders 92nd Gordon Highlanders officer circa 1870 Victorian 92nd Gordon Highlanders Officers Sporran Cantle Victorian 92nd Gordon Highlanders Officers Sporran CantleVictorian 92nd Gordon Highlanders Officers  Sporran Cantle. 2nd Battalion … Read More

Black Watch Royal Highlanders Regimental Association Bagpipe Banners

Regimental Badge – Black Watch Royal Highlanders Regimental Association Bagpipe Banner Angus Crest – Black Watch Royal Highlanders Regimental Association Bagpipe Banner St Andrew – Black Watch Royal Highlanders Regimental Association Bagpipe Banner Black Watch Royal Highlanders Regimental Association Bagpipe … Read More

USMA West Point Regimental Pipe Major’s Bagpipe Banner & Drum Major’s Baldric

The United States Military Academy (USMA) – West Point Drum Major’s Baldric The United States Military Academy (USMA) – West Point Pipe Major’s Bagpipe Banner USMA West Point Regimental Pipe Major’s Bagpipe Banner & Drum Major’s BaldricThe West Point Military … Read More

Victorian Colour Sgt Insignia

Colour Sgt. Guards Regt. Group of the 71st Regiment with Colour Sgt. Crimean War. Circa 1863 – Colour Sgt.Alexander Scots Fusilier Guards. Victorian Colour Sgt InsigniaVictorian Colour Sgt Insignia We were asked by a client to re create some Guards … Read More

New Labhran Blog

Follow UsView Houseoflabhran’s profile on FacebookView Houseoflabhran’s profile on TwitterView Houseoflabhran’s profile on InstagramView Houseoflabhran’s profile on Pinterest New Blog – Scottish Regimental Embroidery ShowcaseNew Blog – Scottish Regimental Embroidery Showcase. The House of Labhran was established in 1998 as … Read More

Bespoke Charles Rennie Macintosh Sporrans

Bespoke Charles Rennie Macintosh SporransWe recently worked on a project for two bespoke Charles Rennie Macintosh sporrans for clients. The sporrans were to be for a wedding that is taking place in the Charles Rennie Macintosh designed church in Glasgow. … Read More