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The Kiltmakers Chronicle

  • June 2024 - Hire of the Month - Scotland National Team Tartan

    We're off to Germany ! 

    All Hire customers who decide upon our winning Scotland National Team tartan outfit packages throughout the month of June can enjoy 10% discount on the package price !

  • Hire of the Month - May- Highland Mist

    Hire of the Month ! Woven in Keith, Scotland by House of Edgar. Incorporating beautiful shades of deep blue and purple, with vivid highlights o...
  • John Muir Way Tartan Pop-Up Shop - Dunbar, East Lothian - April 2024

    The John Muir Way Tartan Celebrates 10 Years with a Pop-Up Shop in Dunbar, East Lothian - home to the Nicolson family and birthplace of  Muir, "Father of the National Parks" 
  • April - Hire of the Month - John Muir Way

    John Muir "Father of the National Parks" was born in the coastal town of Dunbar, East Lothian in April 1838. Throughout the month of April, celebrate his legacy with 10% discount offered on every John Muir Way Tartan Outfit Package...
  • A Canongate Rennaissance- Chapter 2

    As most of you who follow our Social Media channels will know - the GNKfamily flagship store on Edinburgh's Historic Canongate is currently in the midst of a rather overdue refurbishment. Read on to find out how the blank canvas has been created, on which we will build our exciting new shopfit...
  • March - Hire of the Month - Isle of Skye

    Failte ! Isle of Skye tartan is as recognisable as it is evocative of the landscapes of the famed Misty Isle. Throughout the month of March, every customer who hones in on Isle of Skye tartan outfit packages can enjoy 10% discount on the package price. 
  • A Canongate Renaissance - Chapter 1

    Our flagship store premises at 189 Canongate have been home to GNKfamily for more than 15 years now. The ground floor and basement of this sturdy 17th-century tenement have housed, protected, and nurtured our growth from very humble beginnings back in 2009. When you build an enterprise from almost nothing, things tend to evolve rather organically - with furnishings & fixtures gleaned from various sources over the years and functionality often taking precedence over aesthetics - the resulting interior has a somewhat eclectic ambiance! And let's just say we feel it is finally time to rejuvenate our beloved abode with a little TLC...
  • February 2024 - Hire of the Month - Hebridean Hoolie

    Brave the stormy seasons in style with our exclusive Hebridean Hoolie tartan !
     Hebridean Hoolie tartan outfit packages booked throughout the month of February can enjoy 10% discount on the package price !
  • House of Emerald

      In honour of St Andrew’s Day, our Creative Director Louise Nicolson and seamstress Niamh Laffan present Wicked lead Laura Pi...
  • The GNK x Xbox Tartan Controller

    The Xbox Tartan ControllerDesigned by Gordon Nicolson Kiltmakers for XboxWe are exceptionally proud to announce that the Xbox Ta...
  • On the record: International kiltwearing!

      Recently #GNKfamily have received an upsurge in requests for information from various areas ...
  • GNK All Stars: Jersey Boys 2023

    GNK All Stars: Jersey Boys We were delighted to be joined at our St. Mary's Street Shop by the 2023 cast of the Jersey Boys. For the se...