Balmoral Highlanders Uniforms – Balmoral Castle Scotland

Balmoral Highlanders uniform and accoutrements   The Balmoral Highlanders were originally Queen Victoria’s staff on the Balmoral estate and the uniform consisted of just a jacket and Royal Stewart tartan kilt. The Queens piper wore the Balmoral tartan. Edward the … Read More

Rothesay Scottish Tweed Crail Kilt Jacket & Waistcoat

Rothesay Scottish Tweed Crail Kilt Jacket – Styled on the HRH Duke of Rothesay’s waistcoat. Made to order In a range of wool tweeds. To button front. Plain cuffs with three buttons – Two plain pockets flaps. Stag horn style … Read More

How to style your Balmoral or Kilmarnock Bonnet

Style your Scottish Balmoral – Kilmarnock BonnetHow to style your Balmoral or Kilmarnock Bonnet – In a previous blog post we covered how to shape you Balmoral or Kilmarnock bonnet by wetting it in hot and cold water. So we … Read More

William Duff – Atholl Man

William Duff Atholl ManWilliam Duff Atholl Man – Ghillie, Gardener, Fiddler, Flyfisher, Violin Maker Willie Duff Born 1810 – Died 1892 Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland. Willie Duff was a notable ghillie, gardener and estate worker at the Blair Atholl Estate and amateur maker of … Read More

Atholl Highlanders Period Style Red Garter Flashes

Atholl Highlanders Officers Period Style Kilt Hose Garter Flashes We have recreated Atholl Highlanders 19th Century period style classic red worsted garters. We have looked at the style still worn by the regiment today and some vintage CDV photos from … Read More

The Braemar Gathering Highland Games Royal Deeside

The Braemar Gathering Highland Games Royal DeesideBraemar Gathering – Highland Games The Braemar Gathering Highland Games Royal Deeside – Each year the village of Braemar in Royal Deeside, Scotland invites people from all over the world ‘to come over the … Read More

Mixing it up at the Copper Dog Whisky Bar Craigellachie

Mixing it up at the Copper Dog Whisky Bar – Craigellachie – Speyside – Scotland When not busy in the House of Labhran design studio or painting for clients, just down the glen lies our favourite watering hole at the … Read More

Scottish Wildcat Sporrans – Clan Associations

Scottish Wildcat Sporrans & Clan AssociationsScottish Wildcat Sporrans & Clan Associations – The Scottish wildcat, cat fiadhaich in Gaelic, is no household moggy and has always been regarded with a certain respect by humans on account of its legendary ferocity when cornered.  Over the … Read More