There's so many gift ideas to choose from out there, with whisky glasses, fancy cuff links, or special tartan stuffed animals making up just a few of the popular choices. But there's one type of gift which is always impressive and holds special significance in Scottish culture: the elegant quaich. In this blog post, we wanted to highlight a few quaichs perfectly suited for gifting to important people in your life.
Women are often used to having a wide array of clothing accessory options. But for us men, it's something we're not always used to. Your choice of kilt pin says much about you and where you come from, and it's important that you give it proper consideration. To help you with this process, we've put together this guide on how to choose and wear the right kilt pin for your kilt outfit.
The world of tartan and highland dress can often feel like it's by and for men. Images of kilts, sporrans, and impressive kilt outfits come to mind, and it's easy to forget that women have a wide variety of clothing and accessory options available to them.
Aside from jewellery or various skirts, women can choose from an array of clothing items worn around the shoulders such as shawls, serapes, and stoles. We have a great article on the differences between sashes, stoles, and shawls, but today we wanted to focus on one of the most popular ladies' items: sashes.
With wedding season coming up, you're probably already far into the process of planning your special day. To help take some of the weight off your shoulders, we've come up with this essential kilt outfit guide for weddings.
Whether you're planning a formal black tie event or opting for a more casual approach, we've picked out everything you need to know about buying a kilt outfit for your wedding. If you're a guest planning to attend a wedding where a kilt outfit may be expected, don't worry: this guide will be just as useful for you. Here's everything you need in order to make an informed kilt outfit purchase for your wedding day, in one handy guide!
This week we're looking at Handfasting which is fast becoming a popular part of modern wedding ceremonies, especially with those who wish to celebrate their Scottish roots. The act of tying together a couples' hands in a symbolic gesture, that represents the joining of families and the union of the couple, Handfasting is seen as a highlight of many modern wedding ceremonies.
Not sure what to make your valentine this year? Why not opt for a home made gift and really wow your loved one? Add a touch of tartan this Valentines day and combine heritage with love in these easy-to-make tartan valentine gifts! Read on for some ideas on how to get crafty this Valentines Day!
quiach /kwex/ pronounced: kw-ay-ch
derived from Gaelic cuach 'cup'
It is hard to guess from its appearance exactly what a quaich is. Indeed, you'd be forgiven for thinking that it was a small decorative bowl with little other purpose, beyond being aesthetically pleasing. In fact, the quaich has a much more interesting beginning than that of a posh ornament.
This week, we are looking at the differences between sashes, stoles. shawls and serapes. These products are a great way to add a touch of tartan into your wardrobe, or to represent your clan in a subtle, yet stylish, way.