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

Royal Family Edwardian Photographs – Magic Lantern Slides

Royal Family Edwardian Photographs – Magic Lantern Slides. We were recently lucky enough to purchase a collection of what we consider to have been private Magic Lantern slides belonging to the royal household from circa 1903-05. The feature images of the family at Balmoral Estate in the Highlands of Scotland, … Read More

Scottish Highland Royal Court Dress Code

Scottish Highland Royal Court Dress CodeScottish Highland Royal Court Dress Code – We have had various discussions over the years about the history of civilian court dress ( not court uniform or military dress uniform ). Recently the subject came up again in a Facebook post of ours, so we … Read More

Balmoral Velvet Kilt Doublet – Duke of Rothesay Style

Balmoral Velvet Kilt Doublet – Duke of Rothesay StyleBalmoral Velvet Kilt Doublet – Duke of Rothesay Style – Classic velvet Balmoral doublet is a tailored formal jacket. It is made using premium quality velvet and has a classic collar and four button fastening. The Prince Charlie style cuffs or plain … Read More

Gordon Highlanders Garter Flashes – A Short History

Gordon Highlanders Garter Flashes – A Short HistoryGordon Highlanders Garter Flashes – The loops are supposed to represent the stirrups of the Scots Greys that troops of the Gordon’s held on to at Waterloo, to speed them into the lines of the French. The story behind the regimental flashes – The 92nd … Read More

Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes

Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter FlashesSeaforth Highlanders Regimental Pattern Garter Flashes – Seaforth Highlanders regimental pattern garter flashes as worn by officers and Sgts of the regiment. However, by the middle of WW1 this pattern seems to have become standard issue across the ranks, before the war the standard OR’s … Read More

Scottish Regimental Pattern Kilt Knot Bows

Scottish Regimental Pattern Kilt Knot BowsScottish Regimental Pattern Kilt Knot Bows – We hand craft regimental pattern kilt bows here in the Highlands of Scotland for private Highland wear clients, regimental clients and television productions. Based on classic patterns in grosgrain ribbon. The green version are worn on the kilts of sergeants … Read More

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