top of page
Search

What Kilt Accessories Should You Hire?

Updated: Aug 15, 2023

Kilt outfits have a lot of detail that build the structure of the look and compliment your customised kilt outfit for the day. It can seem overwhelming when customising kilt packs and choosing accessories , this guide will breakdown what you could need for any type of kilt outfit for multiple occasions.




What actually comes in a Kiltsforhire kilt pack? :
picture of kilt hire bag & acessories
Your hire has everything your kilt outfit needs

At Kiltsforhire our hire kilt packs are comprehensive of everything you could need for any kilt outfit occasion .


Your kilt pack is completely customisable tailored to you and your event , you get to pick out everything and every detail.


Your hire includes over £1500 worth of premium highest quality kilt, jacket & accessories for a starting hire price of £110



So what's included ?


- heavy weight 8 yard Kilt double width tartan , with adjustable sizing and offering the largest tartan range available for hire.


- Our super light weight finest quality tweed jackets available in multiple styles , colour ways & button finishes.


- A shirt of your choice of white/black shirt in Batwing/ Standard collar.


- High quality animal fur Sporran & Chain Straps


- Choice of Rushe, Bow, Standard tie in any plain colour / matching tartan


- Belt & Buckle , Kilt pin, Cufflinks, Flashes, Socks & Ghillie Brogues.


Everything is included as part of your kilt hire to complete your look.




Choosing your accessories:

Kilts can be worn to multiple types of events & occasions, you can customise your hire for your own event attire, this guide will breakdown what you would need for different types of occasion.


First off like any hire , is picking your tartan.

Styling your highland wear outfit is easiest once you've chosen your tartan for the event.



For a day outfit (Less formal, more smart casual):

Jacket - We would recommend our Tweed day jackets available in , Navy, Charcoal & Silver, with Black buttons.

(Silver tweed jackets have optional antique button upgrade for +£60)


We would recommend a White or Black Standard collar shirt with a Standard tie available in a matching plain colour or tartan tie.


Sporran- We recommend a Day Sporran which is all Leather with no fur for less formal occasions.


We would recommend a matching colour of socks to the jacket/kilt.


(Some accessories will always be worn regardless of occasion like your Kilt pin, Flashes , Sgian Dubh & Ghillie Brogues.)





For semi formal event :

Jacket - we suggest a Black Braemar or Tweed day

Jacket, (Braemar jacket upgrade available for antique buttons +£60)


Shirt - We recommend either Standard/Batwing shirt , styled with a Standard or Rushe tie in plain colour or tartan.


Sporran - A Semi Dress Sporran would be the most appropriate , leather sporran with animal fur & tassels.



Accessory finishing can be upgraded to antique hardware for a semi formal event.

All other accessories are included , Kilt pin , Sgian Dubh, Flashes, Belt & Buckle, Cufflinks, Socks & Ghillie Brogues.




For formal / evening event:

Jacket - We suggest a Prince Charlie , Sherrifmuir or Braemar jacket for formal attire. (Antique button upgrade available for these jackets.)


Shirt- We would recommend a Batwing shirt in your choice of colour.


We would recommend styling with a Ruche or Bow tie.


Sporran- We would recommend a Dress Sporran which has a metal cantle & animal fur with tassels.


Accessory finishing can be upgraded to antique hardware for a semi formal event.

All other accessories are included, Kilt pin , Sgian Dubh, Flashes , Socks & Ghillie Brogues.




Further guidance on styling:

Grooms -

Typically grooms will wear a shoulder plaid or can wear a different tartan from their grooms party to stand out at their wedding.

Finishing touches -

We offer a range of tartan products to use for decoration , memento & finishing touched for your wedding. We offer things like Ring cushions, Hand ties , Hip flasks , Table runners, Pocket squares & Garters.


We only hire out the most premium goods & accessories available but we also offer extra premium specialist accessories like , Kilt pins , Pocket watches, Flasks , Belt buckles, Cufflinks, Sgian Dubh & Clan crest packs in a variation of styles and finishings perfect to keep and treasure as a memento of your special occasion.



For any additional information on styling , hires & choosing accessories feel free to contact us at shop@kiltmakers.com , or alternatively call us on 0141 889 4879 or pop in store.

Recent Posts

See All

Comments


bottom of page