Wear you kilt with pride

Whether you're the Groom, Best Man, proud father, or wedding guest,  the chances are that this may be the first time you've worn the kilt.

Needless to say,  you'll want to look your best on the big day,  so the important thing is to get it right.



Today we're talking about one of the most beautiful tartans. Isle of Skye tartan is a relativley new tartan,  and has gained great popularity.

As an "open" tartan,  not connected specifically to any clan or family, it has become a firm favourite for wedding kilts and accessories. And as a "regional " tartan, appeals greatly to all those who…

Buying gifts for the Best Man, Ushers and Groomsmen at your wedding?

Don't forget the groom.

It's his wedding after all, and he would love a personalized hip flask too. So often I make a custom set of hip flasks as requested, only to receive a message for the Groom "Can I have one too?" .And this is quite understandable. He doesn't want to feel left out.

If the Bride has taken charge of ordering the gifts,  on top of all the other…

Now there is even more choice available in my range .... Introducing my Monogram / Initials personalized hip flasks

I'm always thinking up ways to add a new twist to my Harris Tweed hip flasks .  As most of them are purchased as gifts, personalisation can add the final touch to a thoughtfully selected present.  Wondering where to find the ideal retirement, birthday, Best Man or graduation gift ? Something unique and personal which will be much appreciated?  A…



February - Snow on the ground, love in the air, and spring just around the corner!

So we're now into February... Christmas has passed, Hogmanay celebrations are a distant memory now,  and snow is still falling here at Tweed with a Twist H.Q.

For most of us round here,  February can be a cold, dreary month.  Winter is still with us,  and summer seems so far away.

But today,  look what I spotted bravely rising up from under the still lingering snow…


Happy New Year! I hope you all had a lovely time over the holiday period,  and wish you all a happy and prosperous 2018

Here at Tweed with a Twist HQ in Bonnie Scotland we always have a traditional Scottish Hogmanay with all the family, complete with shortbread, black bun and of course a good single malt to bring in the new year.   Although now our…