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Now available to hire - Holyrood tartan!!

The Holyrood tartan has been added to our hire range for 2022, but is available to hire now. It is beautifully versatile but works particularly well when worn with navy or light grey crail jackets. We are also making it available to wear with our new and exclusive Cairngorm Blue tweed jackets. We are still awaiting photos for our new collections so keep an eye on our social media channels. Please contact the store if you want a sample sent out.

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Anderson Kilts Launch Three New Outfits For 2019

New Year brings new outfits to Anderson Kilts The dawning of a new year inevitably leads to looking to the future and making plans for the year ahead. Here at Anderson Kilts, we have been very busy doing this recently. Whilst looking to the future, we have also been looking back at our history. This year marks our 165th year in business, so we have decided to celebrate with several new hire outfits. These new outfits give a nod to our history and roots but with a modern feel. So, let's take a look at them! The 1854 Collection This new collection celebrates 165 years of Andersons as a business. Established in 1854, Andersons started as a drapery business in...

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The Beginner's Guide To The Sporran

What is a sporran I hear you ask? Well, quite simply it is a purse. That is its translation from Gaelic. For those not too keen on the term 'purse', it is an essential piece of kit for a garment which has no pockets. It is functional as well as decorative. In days gone by it would have been home to all sorts; coins, valuables, even oats and onions! These sporrans would mainly have been a functional item, primarily made from animal skins. Nowadays, the sporran is more likely to house credit cards, phones & fags! With regards to materials used to make them, anything goes! Leather, fur, horse hair: even vegan friendly materials! Sporrans fall into four categories:- Day...

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