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

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

Scottish Jackets Cuff Style

Scottish Jackets Cuff StyleScottish Jackets Cuff Style – All of our jackets are hand made to order here in Scotland and this gives us a chance to offer a range of cuff styles on your new jacket. We thought we would share a few photos of cuff styling that may … 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

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 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

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

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