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Colour me tartan – Coral August

The bright, pink-orange tone of coral complements all skin tones, looks gorgeous with a tan and adds radiance to paler skin. Perfect for August! So how do you wear Coral? Let the colour do the talking, use bursts of this fabulous shade to bring a little sunshine to any outfit. There are so many different shades […]

Edinburgh Festival: Fringed with Tartan – We’re All Mad Here!

It’s that time of year again. Over the next month Edinburgh will be bursting at the seams with art, comedy, theatre and everything else you can think of! Scotland’s capital city will be an explosion of glorious madness. I have always thought of Edinburgh as being my home city and I have never visited anywhere […]

Five of the Best Waistcoats for the Groom

About to sign your life away, ahem, I mean marry the girl of your dreams? This is going to be one of the biggest days of your life and more importantly hers so you better make the effort to look good! You don’t have to go for the boring formal suit or stick to the […]

A Visit to the Fergus Scottish Festival

Today’s blog comes from our extended ScotlandShop family, Astrid is cousin to Emily here in the office and lives in Ontario, Canada. Astrid visited the Fergus Scottish Festival with her family over the weekend and feeling jealous we couldn’t be there we asked her to share her experience. Scotland…without the airfare The Fergus Scottish Festival and […]

How to fold your tartan pocket square – The Three Point Fold

This week we are moving on to the slightly more advanced Three Point Fold in our How to fold your tartan pocket square series.  This fold was originally brought to our attention after asking our photographer to “fold the pocket squares nicely” in a recent photo shoot. When the photos arrived with us here in the […]

Tartan Invaded Trends – Culottes

Culottes again? Yes, guys. These cropped pants has gone from iffy-trend to must-have closet mainstay so if you haven’t already, it’s time to hop on board.  Elle.com When you live in the UK culottes are perfect as you are never quite sure what the weather is going to do and this style covers all bases. […]

Scottish Traditions – The Highland Games

Mid-way through the Scottish summer holidays, the kids are getting restless and it is time to take a look around and remind ourselves of some of the great opportunities for entertainment in our fine country. So many of our customers ask us about where we live and work and dream of coming to Scotland, and […]

Unleash your inner tartan – Macpherson

Explore your roots, unearth your history and discover your hidden heritage. Tartan can take you on a journey back in time and give you an excuse to wear some of the world’s finest textiles. This month we are all about the Macpherson clan as they celebrate the seventieth anniversary of the Clan Macpherson Association with […]

Colour me tartan – Ruby Red July

Who says red is just for Christmas? We explore this sizzling hot colour perfect for summer. Red is a colour that radiates energy and sexiness. Similar to black it works for all body shapes and ages provided you choose the right style and shade for you. If you aren’t ready to go all out on […]

Titchmarsh Brings Tartan to the Garden

Famous for his green fingers and botanical knowledge everyone loves Alan Titchmarsh. From Grannies to young garden enthusiasts I mean who couldn’t love that cheeky smile? If you have been missing him on your screen don’t you worry our green fingered pin-up is back on our television helping transform the gardens of the deserving public […]