New Kirkton Tweeds

New Kirkton TweedsNew Kirkton Tweeds – Each season we look at our range of Scottish keepers tweeds. Some patterns go out of the range we with the various weavers and some new patterns come in to the range. This season we saw a wonderful range of new 16oz Kirkton cloths … Read More

Scottish Tweed Lover – Preparing for the coming season

Scottish Tweed Lover – Preparing for the coming seasonScottish Tweed Lover – Preparing for the coming season –  The coming season is a perfect reason to look in your wardrobe and plan a new tweed to add to you collection. It maybe for days on the hills or a new … Read More

Scottish Edward VIII Style Tweed Crail Kilt Jacket

Scottish Edward VIII Style Tweed Crail Kilt JacketScottish Edward VIII Style Tweed Crail Kilt Jacket – plain cuff – jetted pockets – leather covered buttons Made to order In 100% pure wool in Glenlyon 775gm, Kirkton 16oz and Ettrick 21oz keepers tweed cloths Matching waistcoat also available as an extra. We specialise … 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

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

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 beret style bonnet, most commonly worn in blue. The knitted … Read More

Bias Cut – Straight Cut Tartan Kilt Waistcoats

Bias Cut Cut Tartan Kilt WaistcoatsStraight – Bias Cut Cut Tartan Kilt Waistcoats – We think everyone is aware that we love our vintage Highland wear style at the House of Labhran. One of the classic for us is the bias cut tartan waistcoat to wear with the kilt or … 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

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 of styles. From classic Argyle kilt jackets and waistcoats, to … Read More

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