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.

The House of Labhran has 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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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

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 VII decided to develop the uniform and commissioned a complete Highland … 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 buttons. We can also use clients own real stag horn … Read More

Antique – Vintage – Silver Scottish Sporran Showcase

Antique – Vintage – Silver Scottish Sporran Showcase – We thought we would share a few photos of past vintage and antique sporran finds and some of the hand crafted silver sporrans we offer. So to mix them up with some classic vintage sporran photos from the Victorian and Edwardian … Read More

Sterling Silver Celtic Knot Engraved Cantle Sporran Project

  Sterling Silver Celtic Knot Engraved Cantle Sporran – Over the years we have created many a bespoke wedding sporran. Recently a Canadian client worked with us to develop a new project for a family wedding in Canada. The cantle was hand crafted and engraved in the workshops of Hamilton … 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 thought we would now share some photos of how gentlemen … Read More

The Royal Young Family – Edwardian Sporran Style

Edwardian Sporran Style We love vintage CDV’s and postcard images of the Royal family at Balmoral for the reference of sporrans and Highland dress styles of the Edwardian period. One interesting points is most of the sporrans are adult sizes even though the Princes are only young teenagers.  We have … 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 violins, known locally as ‘Bearded Willie’. He was a large … 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 the 1880’s. The garter pattern is based on the Victorian … 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 hills’ to attend the Braemar Gathering and Highland Games. The … Read More

Bespoke Designed Scottish Goats Hair Sporran – for a California wedding

Bespoke designed Scottish goats hair sporran for a California wedding   We recently had an email from a lovely couple in California that are getting married in a couple of months. The were very excited about the idea of creating a bespoke goat hair dress sporran for the big day. … Read More

1931 Sterling Silver Vintage Edinburgh Sgian Dubh

1931 Sterling Silver Vintage Edinburgh Sgian Dubh Thomas Kerr Ebbutt 1931 Edinburgh hallmarked sterling silver sgian dubh. Basket weave carved blackwood hilt mounted with a cairngorm stone. Blade with some age pitting as they all tend to when they have been used ( see photos ). In good used vintage … Read More

Antique Thistle Horsehair Sporran

Antique Thistle Horsehair Sporran Antique Thistle Horsehair Sporran – Vintage 1910 – 1920 Engraved Thistle Horsehair Sporran. With engraved cantle featuring thistle designs with a leather backing. Three black hair tassels on a ivory horsehair body. Small leather back pocket.   Antique – Vintage Scottish Sporrans. We have offer a … Read More

Antique Silver Sgian Dubhs. Victorian & Early 20th Century Vintage Silver Sgian Dubhs

Antique Silver Sgian Dubhs.Antique Silver Sgian Dubhs – 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 of WW1 – WW2. Our sgian dubh and dirk range make wonderful addition … Read More

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