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The man who wears the kilt

The man who wears the kilt

The man who wears the kilt The Hon. Stuart Ruaidri Erskine wrote a delightful informative book in 1901 called The Kilt & How to Wear It. It is interesting and refreshing to read his view on the type of man who wears the kilt and…

Quality Criteria for the Handcrafted Tailored Kilt

QUALITY STANDARDS The Askival of Strathearn Handcrafted tailored kilt is of the highest standard meeting quality criteria set by kilt making professional bodies of the past. Askival of Strathearn Quality Standards 100% hand stitched, using matching threads 100% wool worsted tartan Twill direction correct…

Quality Criteria for the Handcrafted Tailored Kilt

Quality Criteria for the Handcrafted Tailored Kilt

QUALITY STANDARDS The Askival of Strathearn Handcrafted tailored kilt is of the highest standard meeting quality criteria set by kilt making professional bodies of the past. Askival of Strathearn Quality Standards 100% hand stitched, using matching threads 100% wool worsted tartan Twill direction correct…

A Good Looking Kilt

A Good Looking Kilt

How do you know what is a good looking kilt, made to last for more than a lifetime? How can I tell the difference between the different qualities of kilts? How long should my kilt be? Is it too short? Is it sitting too…

What and When to Wear

What and When to Wear

The Kilt, was of the Gordon Highlanders tartan. During active service, to provide some camouflage, it was covered front and back by a khaki apron. This apron had a pocket in the front, to replace the sporran, and was fastened with ties on the right hand side.

The Gordon Highlanders and the Kilt

The Gordon Highlanders and the Kilt

The Kilt, was of the Gordon Highlanders tartan. During active service, to provide some camouflage, it was covered front and back by a khaki apron. This apron had a pocket in the front, to replace the sporran, and was fastened with ties on the right hand side.