Scottish Highland Wear & Regimental Showcase At the House of Labhran all our range is traditionally tailored in Scotland. We offer some of the finest tartan clan and regimental kilts, trews and kilt jackets in fine wools, tweeds and velvets. From classic Prince Charlie jackets and doublets to classic Haggarts, Harris & Ettrick tweed Argyle jackets and waistcoats. When it comes to Highland wear accessories our range is second to none. Our classic quality wool Scottish Glengarries, Balmorals, Tam O Shanters have been made here in Scotland since 1845 and can be adorned with one of our antique or vintage clan badges. We design wonderful new bespoke sporrans for clients and source an stunning range of pre loved vintage sporrans and silver sgian dubhs.

Labhran Kilt Style Blog

Labhran Kilt Style Blog - Our Labhran style blog will bring you a regular posts and articles with our thoughts and ideas for Scottish Gentlemen, Dandies and Rogues. Featuring our news and views on kilts, tweeds tartans and vintage - antique Highland wear finds. Enjoy the posts and check back regularly for the latest posts. Share our passion for Scottish national dress.

We hope you will be interested by our articles and thoughts and ideas on Scottish vintage Highland dress, antique sgian dubhs, vintage sporrans, Scottish keepers tweeds, vintage kilt style, regimental insignia and accoutrements . We hope you enjoy the posts and check back regularly for the latest posts.

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Antique 1918 Scottish Edinburgh Thistle Sgian Dubh

1918 Antique Scottish Edinburgh Thistle Sgian DubhAntique 1918 Scottish Edinburgh Thistle Sgian Dubh – Fine Scottish antique sgian dubh with thistle design and pin top. Black wood carved knotted rope hilt. In good used antique condition. Hallmarked. Henry Tatton, Edinburgh 1918.Approx 20cmHenry Tatton silversmith (1868-1953) was active at 30 Rose … Read More

1938 Scottish Vintage Edinburgh Celtic Engraved Sgian Dubh

1938 Scottish Vintage Edinburgh Celtic Engraved Sgian Dubh1938 Scottish Vintage Edinburgh Celtic Engraved Sgian Dubh – Fine Scottish antique sgian dubh with celtic knot engraved design and a stone mounted top. Black wood carved hilt. In good used antique condition. Hallmarked 1938 Thomas Kerr Ebbutt Edinburgh. Approx 18.7 cm – 7.1/4 … Read More

Scottish Labhran Estate Tweed Three Button Shooting Jacket

Scottish Labhran Estate Tweed Three Button Shooting JacketScottish Labhran Estate Tweed Three Button Shooting Jacket – We had one of our Facebook group share a wonderful book with us recently – The Keepers book – Guide to the duties of a gamekeeper by P. Jeffrey Mackie 1910 with us. The … Read More

Vintage Regimental Pipe Major Photo Gallery

Vintage Regimental Pipe Major Photo Gallery – Over the years we have studied the changing uniforms and in insignia of the regiments pipers and Pipe Majors. One of the best source is the vintage photographs and postcards of regimental Pipe Majors. We thought it would be good to share some … Read More

Restoration Project – Vintage Sporran

Restoration Project – 1933 Celtic Engraved Wm Anderson – Edinburgh Fur Vintage SporranRestoration Project – Vintage Sporran Fine vintage William Anderson & Sons Edinburgh sporran with Celtic engraved cantle. The sporran was made in 1933, the fur had deteriorated so badly that we had to fully restored the front. The original … Read More

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 reference.  1909 price Clan tartan stockings in heavy gauge or … 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, she commissioned Macleay to paint a miniature of Prince Alfred, … Read More

Vintage Clan Cameron Badges

Clan CameronOver the years we have sourced many vintage Cameron clan badges and crest. We have added a few of the versions to a gallery for reference Clan Crest: (old): A dexter arm embowed in armour, the hand grasping a sword, all proper, encircled by a belt and buckle.(current): A … Read More

Culloden – Drumossie Moor & The MacLaren Clan

On 16 April 1746, the final Jacobite Rising came to a brutal head in one of the most harrowing battles in British history. Jacobite supporters, seeking to restore the Stuart monarchy to the British thrones, gathered to fight the Duke of Cumberland’s government troops. It was the last pitched battle … Read More

Deer Skin Bespoke Jacobite Style Sporran

Deer Skin Bespoke Jacobite Style Sporran – Jacobite style sporran are something we have become known for. The hunt for vintage brass Jacobite Culloden style sporran cantles is something we have had great success, although they are getting harder and harder to source in good useable condition. We recently sourced … Read More

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