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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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

Scottish Bagpipe Drone Ribbons – Made to order

Scottish Bagpipe Drone RibbonsScottish Clan, Regimental & Area Tartan Bagpipe Drone Ribbons Bagpipe Drone ribbons have been around for centuries and used by clan pipers and regimental pipers alike. The origin of the drone ribbon has been lost but may well have come about when the second drone was first … 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

John Kay Georgian Engravings – Old Edinburgh life circa 1790’s

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John Kay Georgian Engravings – Old Edinburgh lifeJohn Kay Georgian Engravings – Old Edinburgh life We have a passion for the work of Georgian Edinburgh based engraver John Kay. Although 220 years on from the time when he lived and worked in Edinburgh, so many things about politics and life … 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

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 scabbard is sterling silver mounted. The silver mounted hilt is … Read More

Kilt Bows Ribbons, Gaelic Knots – Hand made in Scotland

Kilt Bows Ribbons, Gaelic KnotsKilt Bows Ribbons, Gaelic Knots – Hand 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 Royal Regiment of Scotland patterns to civilian … Read More

Vintage Highland Gentleman Kilts – Sporran Style

Curated vintage Highland gentleman kilts – sporran style. We have curated another wonderful group vintage and antique Highland dress photographs. Some in true Victorian style taken in the studio. Others from the early 20th century taken outside at Highland Games and gatherings. These make a wonderful reference source and show … Read More

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