Victorian Style Kilt Jacket & Waistcoat

1880’s Victorian Style Kilt Jacket & WaistcoatVictorian style kilt jacket and waistcoat. A recent tailoring project for a client saw us referencing an original photo of a Highland gentleman circa 1880. The style of the late Victorian period was that it was worn done up on the top button ( … Read More

Highland Estate Tweed Rothesay Crail Jacket Project

Highland Estate Tweed Rothesay Crail Jacket Project – We recently acquired the last of the Glenbuchat Estate tweed in a short bolt. The estate had a history running back through time to Culloden and Major-General Gordon of Glenbuchat’s Regiment. One of our oldest friends and ex Pipe Major Scots Guards … Read More

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

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

Rare 19th Century Victorian Monteith Family Crest Clan Glengarry Badge

Rare Victorian Monteith Family Crest Clan Glengarry BadgeRare Victorian Monteith Family Crest Clan Glengarry Badge Rare 1870’s Monteith glengarry badge in un hallmarked silver. A rather fine early pattern glengarry badge in a larger Victorian format. Motto ‘ Dum Vivo Spero Size approx. 64mm x 52mm Crest. Hand Holding A … 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