The Blog

  • The Essential Kilt Pin

    Posted on May 22 2020

    Your choice of kilt pin is personal. Like your chosen tartan, your kilt pin is a chance to express your style and add a signature touch to your kilt outfit....

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  • Edinburgh Sample Sale

    Posted on August 23 2019

      Head down to our Leith studio and find yourself a deal at Kilt Society’s first sample sale. For two days only, we're opening the doors of Kilt Society’s Studio...

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  • 5 Reasons to Buy a Kilt Online

    Posted on May 29 2019

      Sure, we're probably biased, but we think buying your kilt online is the best thing since Scotch whisky. Kilt Society™ might not be your average kilt shop - there's...

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  • Kilt Jackets Explained

    Posted on May 09 2019

    Kilt Society™ is all about helping you wear your kilt the way you want to. We're inspired by tradition but equally inspired by our customers' unique sense of style.  ...

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  • How To Find Your Perfect Kilt

    Posted on May 02 2019

    Finding your perfect kilt is important, and not always easy. A great kilt will last you a lifetime, so you want to make sure you get it right. The best...

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  • Which Sporran Is Right for Me?

    Posted on April 12 2019

    Kilt Society™ has curated a collection of traditional sporrans with the modern kilt-wearer in mind. Sporrans are traditionally used for storage (they were originally used by Highlanders for storing oatmeal) but...

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  • Introducing the Persevere Tartans

    Posted on March 05 2019

    A little backstory… What would Scottish Tartans look like if they were designed today? What colours and patterns best reflect the modern man while keeping in line with traditional weaving...

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  • Looking Back: Our First Year

    Posted on September 29 2017

    On Wednesday, 27 September 2017, Kilt Society™ celebrated its first birthday.  We like to think we're always a work in progress, always looking for ways to update our range and...

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  • How To: Beer and Food Pairing

    Posted on September 22 2017

    We've all heard of wine pairing, but pairing your beer with the right food can be just as important.  To make sure no good beer goes to waste, we've written...

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  • Choosing A Tartan

    Posted on September 08 2017

    Choosing a tartan you like is often the first step in discovering your perfect kilt outfit - but it’s not always easy. You may want a tartan that honours your...

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  • 5 Yard or 8 Yard Kilt?

    Posted on September 01 2017

    What's the difference between a 5 yard and an 8 yard kilt? It's a question we're often asked, especially by those ordering their first custom-made kilt.  The key difference between...

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  • Casual Kilt Wearing

    Posted on August 24 2017

    Even here in the home of the kilt, there’s a lingering perception that a ‘real’ kilt is only for formal occasions – weddings in particular. Otherwise, a kilt might be...

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  • What to Wear to a Scottish Wedding

    Posted on August 18 2017

    When it comes to a Scottish wedding, kilt-clad men are just as likely as the women to steal the show. Whether you're the groom, the best man, or a guest,...

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  • How to Care for Your Kilt

    Posted on August 01 2017

      Your kilt is an investment so, naturally, you want to keep it looking great as long as possible. With proper care, your kilt can last a lifetime (or even...

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  • How to Wear a Kilt

    Posted on July 18 2017

        New to kilt wearing? Figuring out how to wear an outfit so steeped in tradition and heritage can seem daunting. Even if you've been wearing a kilt since...

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