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Top Picks for Gifts This Mother's Day

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Top Picks for Gifts This Mother's Day

So here are my top picks for useful gifts this Mothering Sunday:

  1. Harris Tweed Bags that are perfect for busy mums.
    While we would all love to carry around dainty handbags and travel lightly, that’s not always a reality for busy mums. For me, handbags, and backpacks, now need to be able to hold all of my essentials and all of my toddlers essentials too. It needs extra space for water bottles, nappies, extra layers, and snacks too! The harris Tweed Dual Strap Satchel bag or the Harris Tweed Spey Bag are great bags for busy mums. Both bags have a quick grab handle, but a practical shoulder strap as well. The shoulder strap is long enough for the bags to be cross body bags too. And inside there is plenty of space for everything you need to bring along with you.

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Standing out in Your Kilt Outfit on Your Wedding Day

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Standing out in Your Kilt Outfit on Your Wedding Day

When you decide to hire kilts for your wedding day, you might be very excited to begin searching for the perfect outfits for your groomsmen to wear. OR you may be quite overwhelmed by the amount of choice there is! From tartans to jackets, and then accessories, there really is a never-ending combination of items to create and find your perfect outfit. If you are feeling a bit overwhelmed, our friendly sales team is right on hand to help you along the way.

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Kilt Hire at Tartan Plus Tweed

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Kilt Hire at Tartan Plus Tweed

Are you interested in hiring a kilt for your upcoming event? But maybe you don’t know where to start? Maybe you’re worried about wearing a kilt because you’ve never tried one on before? If you can relate to any of these questions don’t worry! At Tartan Plus Tweed we really pride ourselves on making the customer comfortable and listening to your wants and needs throughout your entire fitting.

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Popular Tartans - Royal Stewart and Black Watch Tartans

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Popular Tartans - Royal Stewart and Black Watch Tartans

For generations, tartan has been symbolic of Scotland. There are thousands of clan tartans, district tartans, royal tartans, modern tartans, and so on. These have all developed through years of tradition, years of fashion, and years of commercialisation. Tartans can be designed for events, like the 2014 Commonwealth Games and the 2014 Ryder Cup. Tartans are also designed for those that have emigrated across the world but still identify themselves as Scottish, like the Patriot Tartan. Tartans have also been designed for the military, for Royals, and each state and territory within the United States and Canada, and for many more reasons. But how, out of all these tartans, do we pick one? And how does one triumph over another?

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St Andrews Day – Scotland’s National Day

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St Andrews Day – Scotland’s National Day

St. Andrew’s Day (or in Scottish Gaelic ‘Là Naomh Anndrais’), marks the country’s patron saint and occurs every year on November 30th. Many Countries have a patron saint. England has St George, Wales has St David, and Ireland has St Patrick. These patron saints have generally been chosen because each country shares a significant connection with that saint.

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