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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 […]

Making your tartan delivery even easier with DPD

Delivery is the bugbear of online shopping. We make you beautiful things in your special tartan in the timescale requested and then the delivery company miss the trunk, mi-sort the parcel or try to deliver just when you nipped out for a pint of milk and all the neighbours disappeared. We use DPD/Interlink for most […]

Plaid is back in Toronto

There is nothing better for the soul than getting dressed up and going to see a good show at the theatre, my husband sadly would not agree with me here, but I am a big fan of a musical, especially one I can sing my heart out to, which is possibly why my husband avoids […]

Tartan Invaded Trends – Single or Double Breasted?

Our Tartan Invaded Trends blog post series aims to bring Tartan to the forefront of fashion, illustrating how subtly including hints of tartan in your outfit can be as on trend as the latest fashion trends themselves! This week we discuss whether Double Breasted is in or out? We had a quick look over our […]

Tartan Wedding Inspiration – Table Decoration

“Be brave with your colour combinations” Lindsey Hunter of wedding planners Get Knotted advises. On Trend – Primary colours Despite the simplicity of primary colours it is hard to find a more eye-catching combination and this is an easy way to brighten up your wedding day. Primary colours contrast and enhance the simple black and […]