ANNOUNCEMENT : Made-to-Measure kilts, jackets/waistcoats and outfits are now at a 16 week minimum lead time, trews are a minimum of 12 weeks. No more accessories or alterations are being accepted at this time. This is subject to change due to demand on our team and suppliers, we cannot make exceptions - thank you for your patience.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

We are currently experiencing an exceptionally high demand both in house and across all of our suppliers. We kindly ask for patience. Our team are working incredibly hard to get your made-to-measure kilts, jackets/waistcoats, trews and outfits to you and are currently concentrating on fulfilling orders for those with specific event dates. GNK is part of a much wider highlandwear team, made up of weavers, tailors, shoemakers, knitters - all of which are working as hard as possible during this period of demand and supply uncertainty. We will be in touch if you are waiting and apologise sincerely for any delays with your order.

At the moment we cannot accept anymore alterations nor are we accepting anymore made-to-measure accessory orders such as ties and handfastings etc.

If you are waiting on a reply, please browse our website, you can find lots of useful information here which is likely to answer your querie. Our team are working hard to get back to everybody, remember we are a very small team with family roots. We will be in touch with you as soon as we can - please note our lead times before getting in touch and we thank you wholeheartedly for your patience.

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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 beautiful kilt.

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

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Our Story

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.

From Our Family To Yours...

At the heart of it all, is a hardworking team - the GNK Family. A wee but mighty bunch of experts in the field of highlandwear and all that it entails. Your GNK experience will be a special one.

  • Styled To Perfection

  • Our exciting and unqiue editorials will help you create your perfect outfit down to the very finest details.
  • The GNK Family

  • Meet the people behind every stitch
  • John Muir Way Tartan

  • coastal colours
  • A Tartan Tale : The Nursing Tartan

  • Support those who are always there to support us
  • Celtic F.C Tartan

  • one for the bhoys
  • Edinburgh Kiltmakers Academy

  • Our kiltmakers are highly trained through our Edinburgh Kiltmakers Academy courses. Fancy learning the art of this beautiful, timeless heritage craft? Find out more...

Styled To Perfection

Our exciting and unqiue editorials will help you create your perfect outfit down to the very finest details. Gallery

The GNK Family

Meet the people behind every stitch GNK Family

John Muir Way Tartan

coastal colours THE COLLECTION

A Tartan Tale : The Nursing Tartan

Support those who are always there to support us Charity

Celtic F.C Tartan

one for the bhoys The Collection

Edinburgh Kiltmakers Academy

Our kiltmakers are highly trained through our Edinburgh Kiltmakers Academy courses. Fancy learning the art of this beautiful, timeless heritage craft? Find out more... EKA

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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