A sporran is an important and traditional item of the highland outfit. Traditional kilts are made without pockets, and sporrans would have been used to carry items such as small portions of food, or money. Today, sporrans are used to hold more modern items - mobile phone, wallet, and perhaps even a hip flask! Today there are three types of sporrans that are suitable for different occasions.
The Sgian Dubh is an integral part of your Scottish Highlandwear, along with your kilt and sporran. Yet, the sgian dubh has only really been a part of a traditional kilt outfit since the 1800’s. Earlier, it may have been common to carry a sgian achlais (armpit knife) in the coat sleeve. This could potentially be used for self-defence, but more likely for cutting up and eating your food.
Choosing a tartan to wear on your wedding day can be a hard decision. Do you choose your family tartan? What if you don't have a family tartan? What if it doesn't match with the colour scheme for the wedding? Detailed in this blog are a few tips to find the right tartan for you on your special day.
Mobile Kilt Hire at Tartan Plus Tweed - Delivery Right to Your Door
Kilt Hire delivery right to your door eases the stresses during the lead up to your wedding day. Relax and let the professionals do all the work!
A few years ago, I believe it was after attending The Scottish Trade Fair, Tartan Plus Tweed decided to stock some new, unique Harris Tweed Clocks from a company known as Juniper and Jane. These clocks were unlike anything I had seen before, and knowing the popularity of the Harris Tweed products that were already in our store, I knew these would be a hit with our customers. And I was right.