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Gordon Nicolson Kiltmakers - Edinburgh's Finest Kilts

Expertly Tailoring Scotland's Iconic Handmade Kilts And Creating Highlandwear Outfits Designed To Last A Lifetime

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Raising The Standard

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 beautiful kilt.

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

The Finest Handmade Kilts

Have the full GNK expert experience from the comfort of your own home. Our detailed measuring guide, extensive tartan directory and styling inspiration is all just a click away.

Order your handmade kilt, tailored to last a lifetime today.

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In the Heart of Mid Lothian...

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
  • GNK All Stars: JJ Chalmers

  • Making JJ's beautiful handmade kilt for BBC's Strictly Come Dancing
  • 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

GNK All Stars: JJ Chalmers

Making JJ's beautiful handmade kilt for BBC's Strictly Come Dancing Press

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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