CHAMPIONS OF SCOTTISH CRAFTSMANSHIP

Raise The Standard

Traditional handmade kiltmaking. Rooted in the past. Engineered for the future. Pleated to perfection.

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Corona Virus Notice For Our Customers

The GNK Family is back and ready to make those kilts swing again!
Our Canongate shop is open and our experienced staff are ready to help you find your perfect outfit.

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Real Folk Making The Real Thing

We’re artisans not inventors, human beings not gurus. There is love, pride and craftsmanship in everything we do. And we’re here to make you a braw kilt.

In the Heart of Mid Lothian...

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  • the achievement of a lifetime
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John Muir Way Tartan

coastal colours THE COLLECTION

Celtic F.C Tartan

one for the bhoys The Collection

University of Edinburgh Tartan

the achievement of a lifetime THE COLLECTION

Outlandish: A Collaboration

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From Your Heid To Your Taes...

We’re here to meet all your highlandwear needs. Unique and personalised, our highlandwear promises self-expression in a traditional context. The kilt may be the hero, but what a supporting cast.

THE KILTMAKERS CHRONICLE

A Tartan Tale: John Muir Way

An ode to the spectacular coastline of East Lothian...

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Meet The Makers: Kilberry Bagpipes

An intimate photo story inside the artisanal bagpipe makers behind our exclusive Kilberry Collection.

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Press: Contemporary Classics Tour

In this Contemporary Classics Tour film, Gordon talks about the importance of provenance, the preeminent role of the kiltmaker, and what integrity means to him. 

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How To Wear A Kilt

a lesson from Gordon Nicolson himself

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