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Old 08.04.2011, 20:37
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I'd like to buy a Scottish kilt as a gift, any good online tips?

The title says it all, I have no idea of price or best place to buy from, are there any Scottish users on the board, that may be able to guide me in the right direction?
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Re: I'd like to buy a Scottish kilt as a gift, any good online tips?

A lot of the kilt hire shops in Scotland sell ex-hire kilt sets. Be prepared though, their not cheap ! You will get a lightweight used kilt for maybe 60 quid but adding everything else on will bump that way up. For a high quality full weight tailored set you could spend 1-2,000 pounds
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Re: I'd like to buy a Scottish kilt as a gift, any good online tips?

As mentioned, they are not cheap to buy new, with all the appropriate accessories.

If you were to consider a used one, both ebay.ch and Ricardo.ch have offerings.

For new (money no object):

http://www.heritageofscotland.com/p,...FQkLfAodIiF8Cg

or (DE, for better prices - possible adult content on site in general)

http://www.dark-fashion-shop.de/inde...FcIMfAodw2OGCQ

other sites are available by doing a normal Google search.
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Re: I'd like to buy a Scottish kilt as a gift, any good online tips?

I bought mine from this place in Haddington, East Lothian: http://www.tynesidetartans.com/

I bought it in the shop, but it looks like they do online sales too. I'm sure they'll be quite helpful if you just phone them up too. Of course, the main problem with buying online is that you can't get it made to measure.

The price for a new kilt is around £295, but it is all the accesories etc. that add a lot to the cost, so you might spend around a grand for a good outfit.
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Re: I'd like to buy a Scottish kilt as a gift, any good online tips?

Just found this place in Germany. It's a Scottish guy and he has an online shop too.

http://www.kiltsandmore.de

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Re: I'd like to buy a Scottish kilt as a gift, any good online tips?

My mum used to buy ours from the scotch house

Scotch House

Address:
141, Princes St
Postcode:
EH2 4BL
City/Town:
Edinburgh (City of Edinburgh)
Main phone:
0131 225 4209

http://www.scotclans.com/whats_my_clan/

But I think they were closing down. Do you belong to a clan? If so they can find your Tartan. Perhaps WeeJeem knows?

Some sites now sell cheaper acrylic ones, saying that the wool are too expensive and have to be dry cleaned- I always washed mine-no problem.

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Re: I'd like to buy a Scottish kilt as a gift, any good online tips?

If it's just for a cheap gift, this might be more in your price range:

http://www.lazyboneuk.com/products/I...ilt-Towel.html
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Re: I'd like to buy a Scottish kilt as a gift, any good online tips?

I have one new and unused for sale. email me if interested.
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