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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 […]

Shoes For Every Occasion – The Wedding

Girls as we all know you need a pair of shoes for every occasion, or two or twenty. This series of blogs will be exploring the trends of 2016 and introducing ways to wear and get the most of our exquisite range of tartan shoes. Whether you’re getting married, off to a posh do, going […]

Colour me tartan – Blue Hydrangea for June

Blue Hydrangea is being hailed as the most essential pastel of the summer season and everyone loves a bit of blue so this is a nice easy trend for you to adopt. Fashion pastels for 2016 include Wisteria purple, Lemon chiffon and Sea Glass green with neutrals including Buff, Ecru and Bone so there is […]

Tartan Interiors – The Cushion Guide

Cushions can completely change the look and atmosphere of any room in your house, so while they may seem a little frivolous or an unnecessary accessory they can actually be the perfect centre piece or finishing touch. There are a few key factors to consider when choosing your cushions: Style, Colour, Size, Shape and Texture. […]

Tartan Wedding Inspiration – Handfasting

Handfasting ceremonies are the latest trend in weddings and this ancient Pagan tradition is experiencing a comeback with couples across the world.  “Tying the knot” is brought to life as the bride and groom bind their hands during the ceremony to demonstrate their connection and lifelong intent to be together forever. The tradition dates back […]

To Sett or To Stripe – That is the question

Today’s blog comes from Emma, a multi-tasker who flits from the dispatch department to customer service depending where we need her most. Being the newest member of the team my knowledge of the business and our lovely products is growing all the time. I’m now even able to distinguish the Grahams from the Gordons and […]

How to tie your tartan tie – The Half Windsor Knot

Our How to Tie your Tartan Tie blog post series aims to give you useful hints and tips to show your tartan tie off to it’s full potential! This week we discuss The Half Windsor Knot. The Half Windsor Knot It is believed that the Half Windsor knot was originally created as a way of simplifying the […]