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Kilts & highlandwear

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Learn More About Kilts & Tartans
Nick Fiddes 21 Jun 2016

Scotweb’s MD, Dr Nicholas J Fiddes, has written a free illustrated e-book "Kilts and Tartan Made Easy" as a gift to help kilt lovers everywhere. In simple non-technical language it covers every aspect of buying a kilt, choosing your tartan, and accessorising an outfit for every occasion. As......

Kilts: hand-sewn or machined?
Admin User 26 Jun 2016

Firstly, all our adult kilts are really hand-made. We never sell the bulk factory produced imported ‘kilts’ that some of our less reputable competitors pass off as the “authentic” article. So every kilt we produce (other than our lowest priced children’s kilts) is ex......

Do Kilts Need All the Accessories?
Admin User 6 Jul 2016

You can look fantastic wearing a kilt with nothing but a T-Shirt and sneakers. In fact sometimes you’ll impress even more as you fit the garment into your own wardrobe for your own distinctive look. But if you want to really look the part at a more formal occasion, you’ll probably wan......

How to Wear Kilt Hose
Admin User 6 Jul 2016

Kilt Hose are generally thicker than normal socks, so it is wise to allow an extra half size when choosing brogues or shoes to wear with them. ...

Highlandwear Buckles & Belts
Admin User 6 Jul 2016

A belt and buckle is not strictly needed as part of a highlandwear outfit, as you kilt should stay up without it. But belts with buckles are a traditional part of the Argyll (or similar) styles of outfit, for day or semi-formal wear....

What is a Sgian Dubh?
Admin User 6 Jul 2016

The sgian dubh (or skean dhu, etc.) is a sheath knife about 3″ long, traditionally worn in the right sock with the handle showing, though strictly speaking a left-hander could wear his on the left. These blades were once hidden in a pocket under the armpit, but it has become customary to po......

Variant Spellings of Kilt Accessories
Admin User 6 Jul 2016

Some vendors refer to Jacobean shirts and outfits. But, we favour Scottish traditions. The Jacobean era describes a period of English history that coincides with the reign of James I (1603–1625). Jacobitism, on the other hand, is a Scottish political movem......

Which Sporran Should I Get?
Admin User 6 Jul 2016

Instead of pockets, as well as to protect the wearer’s modesty (especially with light weight tartans) the sporran is a form of purse and is actually useful. Worn from a chain or strap that extends through the loops at the rear of the kilt strap to fasten at the back, hang the spor......

Kilts For Weddings
Admin User 6 Jul 2016

Traditionally a wedding has been a very formal occasion at which the Prince Charlie outfit would be the automatic choice. This is probably still so for the groom and best man at most weddings....

What's Worn Under the Kilt?
Admin User 6 Jul 2016

The answer to this eternal question is… whatever you like. Some kilt wearers do like to go ‘commando’, which is fine if you prefer the feeling of freedom. ...

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