R W Forsyth – Classic Highland Wear Outfitter 1909 Catalogue.

R W Forsyth – Classic Highland Wear Outfitter 1909 Catalogue. We have just acquired a 1909 copy of the RW Forsyth Highland dress catalogue. So we thought we would share some images, prices and details from the catalogue. Love vintage … Read More

1860-80’s Antique Scottish Silver Agate Buckle Bracelet

1860-80’s Antique Scottish Silver Agate Buckle Bracelet1860-80’s Antique Scottish Silver Agate Buckle Bracelet An excellent example of an antique Scottish agate bracelet with unmarked engraved silver buckle and fixings. In lovely condition as can be seen in the photos. The fine … Read More

We are not amused: Kenneth MacLeay – Queen Victoria’s Highlanders of Scotland

We are not amused: The artist who dared to disobey Queen Victoria – Kenneth MacLeay Watercolours In June 1864, the Scottish painter Kenneth Macleay painted a portrait of Queen Victoria’s sons, Princes Alfred, Arthur and Leopold. Pleased with the picture, … Read More

Kilmarnock – Balmoral Bonnet – A short history of these classic Scottish hats

Kilmarnock – Balmoral Bonnet – A short historyKilmarnock – Balmoral Bonnet – A short history of these classic Scottish hats. The Balmoral – Kilmarnock bonnet dates back to at least the 16th century when it was a knitted soft wool … Read More

Styling your tweed kilt jackets for the season

Styling your tweed kilt jackets for the season – Anyone who knows us would say we have a passion for Scottish tweed. The wonderful Estate tweeds we work with are so versatile and can be used for a wide range … 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

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

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Welcome to The House of Labhran Scottish Highland wear online shop. Featuring our classic range of Scottish Highland wear, vintage sporrans, Scottish tweeds and regimental insignia. Our team of Highland Magpies also source wonderful vintage Highland wear accoutrements in addition … Read More

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