Welcome to Red Ruairidh Kilts. My kilts, plaids and all others products are wholly made in Edinburgh, and throughout Scotland. The cloth is made in Scotland and one mill in UK due to certain tartans only being woven by this mill.
Red ruairidh kilts - where the traditional hand sewn kilts are custom made to your exact size and specification.
I market gents kilts, ladies kilts and full highland dress outfits for both. I market garb wear 16 th /17 th centry dress, kids kilts, and can sell you tartan by the meter or yard. I only use the best craftsmen and women in Scotland, from the tailoring of the kilts, to the beautiful hand crafted sporrans to the pewter sgian dubhs, kilt pins, cap badges and much much more. My company only sells authentic Scottish goods that are made in Scotland. Please support Scotland by buying authentic Scottish goods. My aim is to provide the customer with the highest quality material and the best Scotland has to offer at the most affordable price possible.
I know the kilt /highland dress industry well, and have been in and around it for most of my adult life.
My specialisms lie in kilts, twirled plaids, pipers' plaids, drummers' plaids, ladies waistcoats and various other areas. I take pride in the fact that l am scottish and would like to add to the authentic traditional list of Scottish websites that care about quality where the kilts and Scottish goods are made and the history behind our culture.
The tartan on show at the top of the page is the "Ruairidh" tartan, designed by me. There is an option for you to design your own "tartan.
The five stages of a kilt|
Soft and lighter colours.
Tend to be strong, dark colours, although some arre lighter. Usually they are quite plain.
Either of the above kinds of tartan, but they tend to have lots of green through them.
Any of the above, with lots of white through it.
Reproduction colours simulate the look of older cloth, weathered by the elements.
Please check the new books that have been added to the catalogue.
Check out new plaid brooches on the Gifts page. Stunning choice of four designs, choice of stones, 250 clan crest names to choose from made in Scotland.
New saorsa tartan ... designed by margret scott stewart and red ruairidh kilts Please see tartan goods page for all items and prices.
If your looking for something different and you dont want to go the tartan road, why not have look at the tweeds. Tweed is a very versatile fabric and can be made into kilts & jackets. Samples of the different tweeds are available to see on the tartan goods page.
Visit the Harris Tweed Authority website »
Tartan authority ... click on icon to take you to the umost data on tartans and, visual history of over 4000 tartans.
Check out these beautiful targes hand made by authentic Scottish crafts people.... see gift page