Tailored for Scotland

Tailored for Scotland : The story of Kinloch Anderson, tailors and kiltmakers - over 150 years of an Edinburgh family in fashion and lifestyle

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'Tailored for Scotland' tells the story of Edinburgh family business Kinloch Anderson, tailors and kiltmakers. For over 150 years they have succeeded in business, design and Scottish fashion, and played a key role in the story of tartan. They hold three Royal Warrants of Appointment.

Based in Edinburgh, and holders of Royal Warrants for Highland Dress, Kinloch Anderson won an export award for exporting 100,000 tartan skirts a year in the '70s and '80s. They were instrumental in setting up the Scottish Register of Tartans.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 189 x 246mm
  • Waverley Books
  • United Kingdom
  • 300 colour and black & white
  • 1849345317
  • 9781849345316

Table of contents


About the Author: Deirdre Kinloch Anderson.
Introduction: Edinburgh during the time of William Anderson.
First Generation: William Anderson and the foundation of the company.
Uniforms for the Militia and Volunteers.
Second Generation: William and Andrew Anderson.
Military tartans and uniforms.
Third Generation: William Joseph Kinloch Anderson.
Off-the-peg tailoring.
Fourth Generation: W J Kinloch Anderson.
Tailoring during wartime.
Fifth Generation: Douglas Kinloch Anderson.
Ladies' Highland dress and the expansion of branding.
By Royal Appointment: Royal Tartans and Kinloch Anderson's association with service to the Royal Family
The Scottish Register of Tartans: Masterminded by Director Deirdre Kinloch Anderson.
Sixth Generation: John Kinloch Anderson.
A Celebration of 150 years of Kinloch Anderson: The Sundial and the Sundial Tartan.
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