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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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

Balmoral Tartan – The Royal Tartan

Balmoral Tartan – The Royal Tartan This is the original Balmoral is reported to have been designed by Queen Victoria’s husband, Prince Albert in 1853. While predominantly grey with overchecks of red and black the background contains threads of black and white yarns twisted together to achieve the appearance of … 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

Gordon Highlanders Vintage Sgian Dubh

WW1 Period Gordon Highlanders Vintage Sgian DubhWe have just discovered another wonderful vintage regimental treasure. This week it was a circa WW1 Gordon Highlanders officers – Pipe Major – Drum Major’s sgian dubh. The pattern is a classic and has been set in regimental tradition for over 100 years. Set … Read More

Vintage Scots Guards Pipes & Drums Photographs

Over the years I have been lucky enough to blow pipes with numerous Scots Guards pipers and in fact my first two tutors had both been Scots Guards Pipe Major’s. So we thought we would share a few vintage photos of the Scots Guards pipes and drums.   The Scots Guards … 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 young gentlemen of the 19th and early 20th century. Curated … Read More

92nd Gordon Highlanders 19th – Early 20th Century Military Photographs

92nd Gordon Highlanders officer circa 1870Colonel James Forbes-Robertson – Gordon Highlanders92nd Gordon Highlanders officer circa 1870Victorian 92nd Gordon Highlanders Officers Sporran CantleVictorian 92nd Gordon Highlanders Officers Sporran CantleVictorian 92nd Gordon Highlanders Officers  Sporran Cantle. 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders – Cairo 1914.Pipers of The 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders – Cairo 1914.Pipers … 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 years we have sourced a number of antique and vintage … Read More

Bespoke Charles Rennie Macintosh Sporrans

Bespoke Charles Rennie Macintosh SporransWe recently worked on a project for two bespoke Charles Rennie Macintosh sporrans for clients. The sporrans were to be for a wedding that is taking place in the Charles Rennie Macintosh designed church in Glasgow. These sporran featured a CRM inspired leather tooling design that … Read More

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